Staff

Frank Stewart has been editor of MĀNOA since 1989. He is the author of four books of poetry, and editor of eight anthologies. His most recent volume of poetry is By All Means (2003). His edited books concern the contemporary literature and environment of Hawai‘i, Asia, and the Pacific. They include Talk Story: An Anthology of Hawaii’s Local Writers (1978); The Presence of Whales (1995); Wao Akua: The Sacred Source (2003); and The Poem Behind the Poem: Translating Asian Poetry into English (2004). His literary history, A Natural History of Nature Writing, was published in 1995. Stewart is a graduate of the University of Hawai‘i, where he has taught since 1974. He has received the Whiting Writers’ Award, Elliott Cades Award, and Hawai‘i Governor’s Award for Literature.

Barbara Pope is the principal of Barbara Pope Book Design and has been MĀNOA’s art and design editor since 1989. Recent books designed by her include the two-volume set The Epic Tale of Hi‘iakaikapoliopele / Ka Mo‘olelo O Hi‘iakaikapoliopele (Awaiaulu); Polynesia: The Mark and Carolyn Blackburn Collection of Polynesian Art (Mark and Carolyn Blackburn); and Pacific Images: Views from Captain Cook’s Third Voyage (Hawaiian Historical Society). In addition to receiving the John Dominis Holt Award for excellence in book publishing and the Samuel M. Kamakau Book of the Year award, she won the Po‘okela last year for Hawaii’s Story by Hawaii’s Queen Liliuokalani. This year she has been nominated for Secrets of Diamond Head: A History and Trail Guide and Haleakala Ranch: Celebrating the 125th Anniversary.

Pat Matsueda has been managing editor since 1992 and enjoys building websites and working on her writing. She received the Elliott Cades Award for Literature for her poetry; her collection Stray was published by El León Literary Arts and Mānoa Books. With Sheyene Foster Heller, she edited the anthology Ms. Aligned: Women Writing about Men. Her latest book is Bedeviled: A Novella.

Sonia Mun Cabrera started out as an intern at MĀNOA in 2008. She has done freelance editing and has managed a small book design company. She loves working in publishing and is now the journal’s associate editor and production manager, overseeing editorial work and composition.