Kawai Strong Washburn
Kawai Strong Washburn was born and raised on the Hamakua coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. His work has appeared in Best American Nonrequired Reading, McSweeney's and Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, among others. He was a 2015 Tin House Summer Scholar and 2015–2016 Bread Loaf work-study scholar. He has lived and worked in Guatemala, Nicaragua, Palestine, Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia and Namibia. Today, he lives with his wife and daughters in Minneapolis. Sharks in the Time of Saviours is his first novel.