Saturday, November 14, 2009
Kirby Wright will join fellow US poet GARY SNYDER at the International Writers Conference in Hong Kong this November. Wright was selected as Hawaii's representative and will join a panel of 6 fellow Pacific Rim writers at the month long conference, which includes excursions into Mainland China. His poems and short stories have appeared locally in Hawai'i Review, Chaminade Literary Review, and Honolulu Magazine. He is the author of the companion novels PUNAHOU BLUES and MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA as well as the award-winning poetry collection BEFORE THE CITY.