Eric Chock was Master Poet and coordinator of the DOE’s Poets in the Schools Program for over twenty years. He is the winner of the Hawai’i Award for Literature, the Cades Award, and was the UH Manoa Visiting Distinguished Writer in 1995-96. He is the author of “Small Kid Time Hawaii” and “Haku Mele o Hawaii, anthologies on children’s poetry writing in Hawai’i”. He and Darrell Lum have co-edited Bamboo Ridge Press since 1978. He teaches writing and literature full time at University of Hawai`i West Oahu, but does Poets in the Schools student and teacher workshops every summer.
Artist Category: Literary Arts