Hawai`i Author Kathryn Waddell Takara, PhD, Wins American Book Award

Hawai`i Author Kathryn Waddell Takara, PhD, has been selected as the 31st Winner of the annual American Book Awards for her book: Pacific Raven: Hawai`i Poems by The Before Columbus Foundation. Takara is published by Pacific Raven Press.

Hawai`i Author Kathryn Waddell Takara Waddell Wins American Book Award


Honolulu, Hawai`i, July 23, 2010
Pacific Raven Press is pleased to announce that Pacific Raven: Hawai`i Poems by Kathryn Waddell Takara, PhD, has been selected as a winner of the thirty-first annual American Book Awards for 2010.

Kathryn Waddell Takara, PhD, will be honored and presented the award at a ceremony and reception on Sunday, September 19th from 1-4 p.m. at the Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street (at Grove), San Francisco, California.

Her latest book of poetry,Tourmalines: Beyond The Ebony Portal is available at www.pacificravenpress.com . Website: www.kathrynwaddelltakara.com