The 35th Anniversary Issue of BAMBOO RIDGE includes new work by founding editors Eric Chock and Darrell H. Y. Lum, as well as by guest editors Lee Cataluna and Lisa Linn Kanae. Featured cover artist is weaver Ruthadell Anderson, noted for her large tapestries hanging in the Senate and House of Representatives chambers of the Hawaiʻi State Capitol. Accompanying the artist's profile, “Weaving a Colorful Life,” is a portfolio of color photographs of her work.
A special section for the Editors' Choice Awards begins with eight poems by Best Poetry winner Christy Passion, followed by Kevin Won's Best Prose and a poem by Connie Pan, selected as the Best New to BAMBOO RIDGE Writer. From the online Bamboo Shoots writing contest, the editors chose work by Donald Carreira Ching, Richard Melendez, Terri Nakamura, and Normie Salvador.
This celebration of local writing from Hawaiʻi's oldest and longest running independent literary small press includes new work from: Juliet S. Kono, R. Zamora Linmark, Wing Tek Lum, Tyler Miranda, Gary Pak, Eric Paul Shaffer, Cathy Song, Joseph Stanton, Lee A. Tonouchi, Joe Tsujimoto, and Kahikahealani Wight.
Other authors featured in the anthology are Sally-Jo Keala-o-Anuenue Bowman, Amalia B. Bueno, Debra Kang Dean, Norma W. Gorst, David James, Darlene M. Javar, Christine Kirk-Kuwaye, Mari Kubo, Lanning C. Lee, Lyn Lifshin, Mary Lombard Mulder, Beverly Major, Prana Joy Mandoe, Elmer Omar Pizo, Misty-Lynn Sanico, Susan Mau Soong, Kenny Tanemura, Delaina Thomas, Ken Tokuno, Amy Uyematsu, and Frances K. Won.
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