Craig Santos Perez

Craig Santos Perez is a Pacific islander poet originally from Guam.
He is the author of five books of poetry and the co-editor of five anthologies.
He teaches in the English department at the University of Hawaiʻi, Manoa.
The book mentioned in the interview was Habitat Threshold.
Habitat Threshold (2020)
unincorporated territory [lukao] (2017)
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  1. […] Craig Santos Perez spoke to us from Hawaii where he lives on the island of Oahu. For the balance of a year, he has been sheltering in place along with his family as the pandemic continues. A writer, poet, and English professor, the circumstances have proven stressful both professionally and personally. During this time, Perez had a book of eco-poetry, titled Habitat Threshold, published and has been participating in virtual readings and publicity events. In the classroom, Perez teaches his students eco-poetry, a genre that speaks to the challenges we face as organisms on a troubled planet. To hear more about this, including how the pandemic fits neatly into the genre, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Craig Santos Perez spoke to us from Hawaii where he lives on the island of Oahu. For the balance of a year, he has been sheltering in place along with his family as the pandemic continues. A writer, poet, and English professor, the circumstances have proven stressful both professionally and personally. During this time, Perez had a book of eco-poetry, titled Habitat Threshold, published and has been participating in virtual readings and publicity events. In the classroom, Perez teaches his students eco-poetry, a genre that speaks to the challenges we face as organisms on a troubled planet. To hear more about this, including how the pandemic fits neatly into the genre, listen to the complete interview. […]