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Center for the Literary Arts Breakfast Meet-and-Greet: Author Megan Kamalei Kakimoto and Editor Callie Garnett

Friday, March 22 | 10:00 AM

Hurst Lounge

The Center for the Literary Arts will host author Megan Kamalei Kakimoto and editorial director at Bloomsbury Publishing, Callie Garnett, as part of its Speaker Series.

The pair will talk about writing, publishing, and editing at a meet-and-greet breakfast with graduate students.

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Megan Kamalei Kakimoto is a Japanese and Kanaka Maoli (native Hawaiian) writer from Honolulu, HawaiĘ»i. She is the author of the story collection Every Drop Is a Man’s Nightmare (Bloomsbury 2023), a USA Today national bestseller that was named an Indies Introduce title and a September Indie Next pick by the American Booksellers Association. Her fiction has been featured in Granta, Conjunctions, Joyland, Electric Literature, and elsewhere. She has been a finalist for the Keene Prize for Literature and has received support from the Rona Jaffe Foundation and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. She received her MFA from the Michener Center for Writers, where she was a Fiction Fellow. Currently a Fiction Editor for No Tokens journal, she lives in Honolulu.

Callie Garnett is the author of the chapbooks Hallelujah, I'm a Bum (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2015), and On Knowingness (The Song Cave, 2017). Her poems have appeared in Prelude, Company, jubilat, The Recluse, and elsewhere. She works as an editorial director at Bloomsbury Publishing and lives in Brooklyn.

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