huki-linksWelcome to Huki Links – highlighting some of our favorite literary links and more from across the ‘net!

For more about Huki-Links, check out our inaugural post. The best part of the “huki” is that we all pull together, if you find any fun or interesting book related links/articles please feel free to share them via comments or contact us!

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Writing da Tail: A Linked Community Story. See the story everyone’s one sentence contribution at the Hawaii Book and Music Festival created!

-Want to know what literary conferences are coming up this summer? Check out our post here.

-Did you see any of these 6 Types of People You Meet at the Hawaii Book and Music Festival this past weekend?

-And re-live the best of Hawaii publishing here with the 2014 Ka Palapala Pookela Award winners.

Hawaii Literary

-Teaser trailer for Under the Blood Red Sun, based on the book by Graham Salisbury:

-Painting with Words has a new video interview with local writers Lisa Linn Kanae and Gail Harada.

-New book from The Descendants author Kaui Hart Hemmings: The Possibilities from Simon & Schuster.

-Speaking of which, here is an interview with Hemmings from Book Page.

-2014 Elliot Cades Award winning poet Wing Tek Lum talks briefly with Noe Tanigawa on HPR.

-Profile of Hawai’i jazz musician Gabe Baltazar, Jr. including mention of his autobiography If It Swings, It’s Music on Voices of America.

-Watermark Publishing has a great Facebook gallery of Darien Gee’s six-word memoir exercise from the Hawaiʻi Book and Music Festival.

-From KITV4: Hawaii Book and Music Festival draws literature loving crowds

-The Institute of Museum and Library Services interviews Hawaii State Public Library System’s head librarian.

-New from Tinfish Press: PROPOSED ADDITIONS, by Donovan Kūhiō Colleps, has arrived!

-Poet Frances H. Kakugawa faces a frightening racist-infused situation and responds in kind with poetic words.

-First glimpse at Linda Nagata’s The Red: Trials.

-Join the Summer Reading Program at your nearest library. Sign-ups start on May 27.

UH-Hilo Faculty Honored at Hawaii Book Awards Ceremony

-For fun: The Mermaid That Visited Hawaii is one of many Lousy Book Covers.

General Literary

-Amazon book list reveals what’s hot in American regional cuisine. Yes, Hawaii is included!

-271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book

Top 10 novels inspired by Shakespeare

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