M.I.A. returns after a summer hiatus! Check out our first event of the fall at the series’ new date every month. Same time, same place:
Emily A. Benton is an assistant poetry editor for storySouth and a graduate of the MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Southern Poetry Review, Barn Owl Review, Radar Poetry, and other journals, and have been named finalists for the 49th Parallel Award for Poetry and the Pocataligo Poetry Contest. Originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee, Emily moved to Pahoa, Hawai‘i in 2012. She now lives and works in Honolulu.
Spencer Kealamakia grew up in Hilo and has lived in South Korea, Spain, Wisconsin, and North Carolina. He earned his bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His short fiction has appeared in Anderbo.com and The Greensboro Review, and has been named a finalist for the Million Writers Award. He’s currently at work on a novel.
Noʻu Revilla is a poet and Ph.D. candidate in English at UH-Mānoa. She has performed throughout Hawaiʻi as well as in Papua New Guinea and Toronto.