Hawaii short stories in 2013

by Misty on December 3, 2013
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Short story anthologies are a great way to “Read Local” if you’re short on time (yay puns!). Short story collections can be a convenient way to experience a diverse array of writing styles and literary flavors. They are also a …

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2013 Ka Palapala Poʻokela WINNERS!

by Alex on May 10, 2013
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Every year around this time the Hawaiʻi Book Publishers Association get together to celebrate the best in local publishing over the past year. It seemed fitting for Hawaiʻi’s biggest literary award night to be hosted at the Hawaii State Library …

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Bamboo Ridge Issue 100- A Calendar of Celebratory Events

by Misty on September 9, 2012
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The 100th Issue of Bamboo Ridge Press is finally here! Featuring over one hundred pieces by local writers, this hallmark issue has been a labor of love for editors Eric Chock and Darrell Lum. It’s a landmark of how long …

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To Do: Spellbinders Writer’s Conference & Convention

by Misty on August 28, 2012
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This Labor Day weekend, Spellbinders Conferences & Retreats for Book, Television and Film Writers will be in Honolulu! It’s a three day conference, followed by an optional week long writer’s retreat, with over thirty authors, agents and editors visiting from …

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Back to school: A Syllabus of Hawaiian Literature

by Misty on August 13, 2012
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Back to school? Sometimes I miss the structure of formal courses and the thrill of learning new things in a class setting. On days when my job is especially tedious, I wistfully dream about going to school for fun. Then …

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2012 Ka Palapala Poʻokela WINNERS!

by Alex on May 13, 2012
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Hawaii’s biggest literary award night came to a close this past Friday, and many excellent and deserving books won well deserved accolades.

The Hawaiʻi Book Publishers Association and Bishop Museum definitely know how to throw an event.  Misty said it …

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A Little Book for Mother’s Day, or Any Day At All

by Misty on May 12, 2012
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Looking for a last minute gift for Mom’s Day? Or perhaps a little something to include with a present–something extra to make it that much more special? Try this little book of photos and poetic inspiration by local author Mary …

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Cookbook review & event info: “A Sweet Dash of Aloha”

by Misty on January 12, 2012
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Happy New Year!

I’ll admit, it’s pretty easy for me to rationalize poor eating habits during the holidays. Really, it takes me no effort at all to come up with 101 reasons why I need to eat a different Christmas …

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Book Blogger Holiday Swap 2011!

by Misty on December 12, 2011
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Each year the book blogging community gets together during the holidays and does a gift swap. It’s like a secret santa for book lovers and every year we try to send out local books according to what our secret book …

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Book Review + Launch: Bamboo Ridge Issue #98

by Misty on May 12, 2011
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I could go on and on about how much Eric Chock, Darrell Lum and Bamboo Ridge Press have done for Hawaii authors and the local literary arts community but it would only be redundant. One need only see the latest …

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2011 Ka Palapala Poʻokela WINNERS!

by Misty on May 6, 2011
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Hawaii’s biggest literary award night is coming to a close. There was ʻono food, scrumptious chocolates, nahenahe music, a few surprises and a lot of cheers. All of this in spite of the gloomy, watery weather. Mahalo and congratulations to …

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