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Garrett Hongo reading at UH Hilo

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Date: Thursday, November 18, 2004
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, 974-7642

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawaii at Hilo Department of English and the Hawai`i Literary Arts Council invite the public to a poetry reading and talk by award winning creative writer Garrett Hongo on December 7, 2004 from 6-7:30 pm in UCB 100.

The author of River of Heaven and Volcano: a Memoir of HawaiÔÇśi, Hongo is a professor of creative writing at the University of Oregon. His talk will address issues of immigration, detention, and racial ÔÇťothernessÔÇŁ in relation to Asian American identity and experience.

For more information, please contact Seri Luangphinith at 974-7570 or

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