My first love was poetry, but I have been writing children's fiction for the last fifteen years. My stories and poems have appeared in Spider and Cricket magazines An anthology I edited for young adults and adults, Fire in the Sea: An Anthology of Poetry and Art (University of Hawaii Press, 1996), received the Ka Palapala Po'okela Award for Excellence in Literature from the Hawaii Book Publishers Association, as did my book of original poems, My Dog Has Flies: Poems for Hawaii’s Kids (BeachHouse Publishing, 2005). in 2011 CarolRhoda Books will publish my middle grade novel, You Will Call Me Drog. I hold an MFA in Writing from Vermont College. When not reading, writing or RA-ing, I practice taiko drumming.
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