Publisher’s Description: Manoa is a unique, award-winning literary journal that includes fiction, poetry, essays, plays, and artwork from Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas. An outstanding feature of each issue is contemporary work in original translation from Asian and Pacific nations, selected for each issue by a guest editor. Beautifully produced, Manoa presents writing from the entire Asia-Pacific region, one of the world's most dynamic literary places.
Twice a year, the journal presents outstanding contemporary writing from places as diverse as the People’s Republic of China, Tibet, Nepal, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Viet Nam, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Cambodia, and the Pacific Islands, as well as Canada, Mexico, and South America. Works in Manoa have been cited for excellence and reprinted in such anthologies as Best American Short Stories, Best American Poetry, Best American Essays, Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, and Pushcart Prize. Manoa has also received national awards for its design and editorial excellence.
Manoa titles appear in The Index of American Periodical Verse, The American Humanities Index, Sociological Abstracts, and The Index of Modern Language Association. Digital editions of the journal are archived at JSTOR.org and Project Muse (muse.jhu.edu).