Keynote Speaker announced for KWW 2019!

We are pleased to announce that D. Nandi Odhiambo will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 Ko`olau Writers Workshop.

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D. Nandi Odhiambo is the author of four novels: Smells Like Stars (Book*hug 2018), The Reverend’s Apprentice (Arsenal Pulp Press 2008), Kipligat’s Chance (Penguin Canada 2003, St. Martin’s Press 2004), and diss/ed banded nation (Polestar Press 1998). He has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a PhD in English from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. Currently, he is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Hawai’i–West O’ahu.



The event will take place on April 13th, 2019 at the Aloha Tower Marketplace in downtown Honolulu.