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Announcing eco-poetry anthology: Republic of Apples, Democracy of Oranges

Republic of Apples, Democracy of Oranges presents over ninety ecologically minded poets from China and the United States—the two countries most responsible for global carbon dioxide emissions and their effects on extreme climate change. Eco-poets ask, “What can poetry say about our place in the natural world today? How can we express empathy for non-human life to the same degree we express sympathy for ourselves?”

Two panels and exhibit booth at 2019 AWP event

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs will be having its 2019 conference and bookfair in late March in Portland. At the event, we will be celebrating our thirtieth anniversary, presenting on literary publishing and translation.

Interview with Alexander Mawyer

The editor of Contemporary Pacific, Alexander Mawyer, has been interviewed by the journals staff of the University of Hawai‘i Press. The introductory paragraph:

Aloha, Yosi

Dr. Yosihiko Sinoto (“Yosi” to friends, family, and admirers) passed away last week, at the age of ninety-three. This photo shows him with Toni Han Palermo and Muffet Jourdane, two longtime friends and former assistants.

Conversation with Catherine Filloux

Many thanks to our publisher, UH Press, for posting this interview, which appeared in our summer 2017 volume, Eyes of the Heart: Selected Plays by Catherine Filloux.

UH News publishes article on Curve of the Hook

UH News, the systemwide enewsletter of the University of Hawai‘i, published an article on Curve of the Hook’s receiving an HPBA award for excellence in nonfiction. Our thanks to Tracy Matsushima, editor of UH News.

Editor Frank Stewart retires from teaching

Frank Stewart, editor of Mānoa Journal and professor of English, retired from teaching at the end of the spring 2017 semester. He continues as the head of Mānoa.

2017 Ka Palapala Awards

Ko Un at the Library of Congress

Korean poet Ko Un is often cited as a contender for the Nobel Prize for literature. MĀNOA most recently published him in its winter 2015 issue, The Colors of Dawn, guest-edited by Brother Anthony of Taizé.

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