Tag Archives: KWW 2015

Shawna Yang Ryan Will Teach Fiction at KWW 2015!

A native of California, Shawna Yang Ryan teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Hawai`i at Manoa. Her debut novel, first published in 2007 by El Leon Literary Arts under the title Locke 1928, was re-issued by The Penguin Press as Water Ghosts in 2009. It was a San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller, […]


Chris McKinney Will Teach Fiction at KWW 2015!

Chris McKinney was born in Honolulu and grew up in Kahaluu on the island of Oahu. He portrays the island experience from the inside, where children of mixed ethnicity grow up far from the clear water and pristine beaches of the rich visitors’ resorts. Chris is the author of five novels, The Tattoo, The Queen […]

Susan M. Schultz Will Teach Poetry at KWW 2015!

Susan M. Schultz founded Tinfish Press in 1995, to publish experimental poetry (and some prose) from around the Pacific. She is author of several books of poetry and prose, most recently: Dementia Blog (2008), Memory Cards: 2010-2011 Series (2011) and “She’s Welcome to Her Disease”: Dementia Blog, Vol. 2 (2013), as well as a forthcoming […]

Susan Scott Will Teach Creative Nonfiction at KWW 2015!

Susan Scott writes the weekly “Ocean Watch” column for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and has written seven books about nature in Hawaii. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Hawai`i and is a graduate of the university’s Marine Option Program. In 2005, at 56, Susan sailed to Palmyra Atoll where she worked […]

ERIC PAUL SHAFFER will teach poetry at KWW 2015!

Eric Paul Shaffer is author of five books of poetry, including Lāhaina Noon; Living at the Monastery, Working in the Kitchen; and Portable Planet. More than 400 of his poems have appeared in more than 200 local and national reviews as well as many in Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Scotland, and Wales. […]