Jeffrey J. Higa

Author of
Calabash Stories
& The pidgin Inferno

Short Bio

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Jeffrey J. Higa is the author of Calabash Stories, which won the Robert C. Jones Prize, and was shortlisted for the William Saroyan International Prize. Stories from the collection, including, “The Shadow Artist” received an honorable mention in the Kurt Vonnegut Speculative Fiction Prize and “Christmas Stories” was serialized and broadcast by Aloha Shorts on Hawaii Public Radio. He has published widely in Zyzzyva, Sonora Review, Tahoma Literary Review, Bamboo Ridge, Salt HillLitQuarterly, Honolulu Review of Books, Honolulu Magazine, Business TodayPoets & Writers and others. He was a fiction fellow at the Sewanee Writers Conference. In addition, his full-length play Futless won the Hawai’i Prize from the Kumu Kahua Theatre.