Coleman has been published in numerous publications, including Men’s Journal, Salon.com, Sierra Magazine, Spirituality & Health, The Surfer’s Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today, Huffington Post, Honolulu Magazine, Hawaii Magazine and Charleston Magazine. Coleman has won a number of writing honors, including U.S.C.’s Waring Award for Creative Writing and the The Cades Award for Literature and the Excellence in Non-Fiction Award from the Hawai`i Book Publishers Association. His poems have been published in journals like The Atlanta Review, The Formalist and Yemassee, who gave him their Poetry Award. Coleman is the author of the award-winning book Eddie Would Go (MindRaising Press, 2002, St. Martin’s Press, 2004) and Fierce Heart (St. Martin’s Press, 2009). His latest book, Eddie Aikau: Hawaiian Hero, has just been released.