Wendt is a Pacific-area writer , editor, and
author of several novels: Sons for the Return Home, Leaves
of the Banyan
Tree, Ola, Black Rainbow, and The Mango’s Kiss.
The event, sponsored in part by the State Foundation on Culture
and the Arts through the Hawai‘i Literary Arts Council,
begins at 8:45 a.m. and continues until 3:30 p.m. It will feature
workshop sessions in nonfiction, poetry, fiction, and scriptwriting.
Workshop facilitators include Hiyaguha Cohen and Courtney Kunimura
for fiction and Tia Ballantine and Frederika Bain for poetry.
The facilitators for nonfiction and scriptwriting have not
yet been confirmed.
Participants will receive a free breakfast from 8:45 to 9:15
a.m. and free drinks during the lunch. (Participants should
bring their own brown bag lunch). A $10 donation is requested,
students. Parking is free.
To reserve a seat, call 544-9340 or 544-1108, or send your
name, address, and phone number to Patrice Wilson, 1060 Bishop
Room 402, Honolulu, HI 96813, by March 10.
Donations will be accepted at the door. HPU’s windward
campus is located at 45-045 Kamehameha Hwy., in Kane‘ohe.
HPU sponsors 8th annual writers’ workshop