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Mānoa Journal Recognized

Posted on | November 20, 2009 | 1 Comment

Young Monk with Death Mask, Ladakh, India, 2003, photograph by Linda Connor, from Gates of Reconciliation.

Young Monk with Death Mask, Ladakh, India, 2003, photograph by Linda Connor, from Gates of Reconciliation.

“The Gates of Reconciliation: Literature and the Ethical Imagination” issue of UH Press’s Mānoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing was named one of the Notable Special Issues of 2008 in The Best American Essays 2009. The issue was edited by Professor Frank Stewart and Barry Lopez.

In addition to naming “Gates of Reconciliation” as a Notable Special Issue, the anthology lists the selections “Pollen: An Ode” by Christopher Cokinos and “One Story House” by Rebecca Solnit as notable essays.

The Best American Essays series selects outstanding work published in the country’s most prestigious magazine and literary journals. This is the seventh time Mānoa has been recognized for excellence.

Work in Mānoa has also frequently been honored in the annuals Best American Poetry, Best American Short Stories, Best American Science and Nature Writing and The O. Henry Awards: Best Stories of the Year. Mānoa is published by the University of Hawaiʻi Press and sponsored by the Mānoa Department of English. Current and past issues are available at the Mānoa website.

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