This issue is available online via JSTOR.
Presented by Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing
Land beneath the Wind: New poetry from Malaysia
Guest-edited by K. S. Maniam and Daizal Rafeek Samad
Focusing on Malaysia, this feature includes poetry by Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Dina Zaman, Salleh Ben Joned, Ee Tiang Hong, and Wong Phui Nam; fiction by K. S. Maniam, Mulaika Hijjas, Lloyd Fernando, and Lee Kok Liang; and an interview with Wong Phui Nam.
Also in this issue is “Searching for Che and the Perfect Buddha,” a symposium on travel and writing that includes Terry Caesar, Diane Ackerman, Thomas Farber, Edward Hoagland, James D. Houston, Marilyn Krysl, Christopher Merrill, Charlotte Painter, Tom Montgomery-Fate, Nancy Lord, David Rains Wallace, and Tony Whedon.
Additional piecees include essays by Leonard Nathan, Phil Choi, Steve Heller, and Hawai‘i writer D. Mahealani Dudoit; fiction by Sharon May Brown and Jerry Whitus; reviews of such books as Let’s Eat Starsby Nanao Sakaki, Luzonby Malcolm Champlin and Steven Goldsberry, and The Shores of a Dream: Yasuo Kuniyoshi’s Early Work in Americaby Jane Myers and Tom Wolf; and a portfolio of photographs by Linda Connor.