Janine Oshiro is a massage therapist and writer devoted to the transformative power of words, touch, silence, and movement. She is the author of Pier, winner of the 2010 Kundiman Poetry Prize, published by Alice James Books. She has been awarded the 2011 Elliot Cades Award for Literature in Hawaiʻi for an emerging writer and the 2013 Asian American Literary Award for Poetry. After graduating from Mililani High School, she attended Whitworth University, Portland State University, and the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. These days you can often find her online and in-person working at the Still & Moving Center. \
The Fall International Storyteller Series is presented in conjunction with the Hawai‘i Book and Music Festival.