Educators Hawai'i Poetry Reading & Writing Teachers THROB

The Poetry and Song of Ishle Yi Park

I interviewed Ishle Yi Park, the first woman to become Poet Laureate of Queens for the Council of Korean Americans and for  THROB aka The Hawai’i Review of Books!

Park is also a 2021 Na Hoku Nominee for Female Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year, and Song of the Year in Hawaii. She’ll be teaching grades 9/10 girls this summer Exploring Romeo and Juliet.

Belief and Philosophy Educators Reading & Writing Self-help Teachers THROB

THROB: Let’s Start with Death

Dear Reader, I’m excited that a second letter from my column THE DOCTOR IS IN is up! The first one ‘Solo Writer’ explains my lens and philosophical outlook that guide my answers. THROB The Hawai’i Review of Books is a brand-new publication and I am honored to be a part of this effort.

If you want to ask a question about writing, literature, craft, process, teaching or creativity –contact me by filling out the form at

Belief and Philosophy Reading & Writing Self-help Teachers THROB

THROB The Hawai’i Review of Books: Let’s Start with Death

This is my second column for The Hawai’i Review of Books! It’s called The Doctor Is In and in this space I will answer all questions regarding writing, process, creativity, and literature. Go ahead: shoot me a question! Email me at [email protected] or go to my CONNECT page on my website.