Local publisher Bamboo Ridge has released its new book, Lisa Linn Kanae’s Islands Linked by Ocean, a collection of short stories all set in Hawai`i and crafted in Kanae’s precise prose.

Check out my forthcoming review of Kanae’s book, which will appear in the Honolulu Advertiser Sunday, March 15, then attend one of the events below to get the flavor of the writing of this author-to-watch in person.

Event 1:
What: Wine & Words Pre-Launch Party: Islands Linked by Ocean
When: Wednesday, March 11th, 5pm wine and pupu, 6pm reading
Where: Kapi‘olani Community College, Tamarind Room, ‘Ohelo Building
Bring: $10 donation
Note: Seating is limited, reservations are recommended
Talk: 626.1481 | brinfo@bambooridge.com

Event 2:
What: Book Launch: Islands Linked by Ocean
When: Thursday, March 19, 7pm reception, 7.30 reading
Where: University of Hawai‘i Campus Center Ballroom
Bring: Yourself and a friend, it’s FREE and open to the public