Pam Houston Joins Maui Writers’ Retreat Faculty

pam houstonNovelist, short-story, and nonfiction writer Pam Houston has joined the 2018 Maui Writers’ Retreat faculty, alongside poet Kim Addonizio.

Each faculty member will teach a week-long workshop in Lahaina.

Pam Houston’s most recent book is “Contents May Have Shifted,” published in 2012. She is also the author of two collections of linked short stories– “Cowboys Are My Weakness” and “Waltzing the Cat”–the novel, “Sight Hound,” and a collection of essays, “A Little More About Me,” all published by W.W. Norton.

Her stories have been selected for volumes of the Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Awards, The 2013 Pushcart Prize, and the Best American Short Stories of the Century. She is the winner of the Western States Book Award, the WILLA award for contemporary fiction, The Evil Companions Literary Award and multiple teaching awards. She lives on a ranch at 9,000 feet in Colorado near the headwaters of the Rio Grande.

The 2018 retreat will be the second annual Kahini event in Maui. Other events are scheduled for Poipu, Kaua’i; Negril, Jamaica, and Las Vegas, Nevada, with an additional event to be added on the Big Island of Hawai’i.

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