Shawna Yang Ryan

Shawna Yang Ryan is a former Fulbright scholar, the author of the novels Water Ghosts and Green Island, and teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Her short fiction has appeared in ZYZZYVA, The Asian American Literary Review, Kartika Review, and The Berkeley Fiction Review. She lives in Honolulu. Photo credit: Anna Wu Photography