116th Annual Conference - Bellingham, Washington
Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2018

Kristiana Kahakauwila

Kristiana Kahakauwila, Western Washington University

Kristiana Kahakauwila is a hapa writer of kanaka maoli (Native Hawaiian), Norwegian, and German descent. She is the author of This is Paradise: Stories (Hogarth, 2013), a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection. Kristiana earned her BA in comparative literature from Princeton University and her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan. She is an Associate Professor at Western Washington University.