115th Annual Conference - Honolulu, Hawaii
Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

Creative Writing: Poetry II

Session Chair: 
Jacqueline Lyons, California Lutheran University
Session 2: Friday 10 – 11:30 am
Henry 207


  1. Jenny Sadre-Orafai, Kennesaw State University
    Jenny Sadre-Orafai is the author of Paper, Cotton, Leather, Malak, and five chapbooks. Recent poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Cream City Review, Ninth Letter, The Cortland Review, and The Pinch. She is co-founding editor of Josephine Quarterly and an Associate Professor of English at Kennesaw State University.
  2. Steven Salmoni, Pima Community College
    Steven Salmoni is the author of A Day of Glass (Chax Press 2018), Landscapes, With Green Mangoes (Chax 2011), poems in Nerve Lantern, Fact-Simile, The Ilanot Review, Spinning Jenny, and Sonora Review, and articles and presentations on such authors as Henry James, Charles Bernstein, and Walter Benjamin. He received a Ph.D. from Stony Brook University and is currently Department Chair of English at Pima Community College, Northwest Campus in Tucson, AZ. 
  3. Steven A. Robinson, Hawaii Pacific University
    Steve Robinson recieved his MFA in Creative Writing from CSU Chico in 2002. Instead of trying to make a living as a poet he has been teaching first year composition classes at Hawai'i Pacific University since 2003. He lives with his kitty Siboney in a 1930s house that has views of Diamond Head and downtown Honolulu. There are worse things. He also likes to mess around with wood.
  4. Nicole M Street, University of Hawaii, Kauai
    Nicole Street, who has her MFA from Cal State Long Beach, lives on Kauai, wears flip-flops to teach English for the University of Hawaii, digs ballroom dancing, treads water at Secret Beach in a hat and sunglasses, teaches yoga, and does the weekly crossword with her husband whom she married July first. If you need to find her, look in the garden. She will read poems from a work in progress:  “The Long Perspective.”
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