I’ve just put together a panel for short readings and discussion of the enduring power and importance of myth, for this year’s Hawai‘i Book and Music Festival
Come down Sunday May 6 at 1pm to listen to me and Don’t Look Back contributors Robert Barclay (Melal), Ku‘ualoha Ho‘omanawanui (‘Ōiwi), Marion Lyman-Mersereau (Eddie Wen Go), and Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl (Murder Leaves Its Mark), read from our retellings of Hawaiian myths and discuss the project and myth in modern times.
See below from Watermark Publishing for a discount on book purchases at their booth during the festival, where copies of Don’t Look Back will be available.

Join us at the 7th Annual Hawaii Book & Music Festival

Frances Kakugawa (Kapoho, Wordsworth the Poet) and Christine Thomas (Don’t Look Back: Hawaiian Myths Made New) will be among the panelists featured at the 7th Annual Hawaii Book & Music Festival.

Frances joins authors Janny Scott, Julia Flynn Siler and Sydney Iaukea in the Authors Pavilion at 4PM on Saturday, May 5, to discuss “Agendas in Biography & Memoir.”
Christine will be joined by fellow contributors to Don’t Look Back, Robert Barclay, Marion Lyman-Mersereau, Ku‘ualoha Ho‘omanawanaui and Victoria Kneubuhl, in the OHA Alana Pavilion at 1PM on Sunday, May 6, to read selected myths from the collection and talk about the enduring power and importance of myth.

Visit us at our booth to the right of the Main Stage for great deals on new books and deep discount bargains on gently used bookstore returns. All books are priced 20-80% off!
See below for a coupon good for $10 off your $25 purchase.
For more information and a full event schedule, visit the Hawaii Book & Music Festival website.