From the Press Archives.. Before Dawn: The River of Lights

In this poem that we’ve rediscovered from the Bamboo Ridge Press archives, “Before Dawn: The River of Lights” by Beryl (2003), the poet paints a vivid pre-dawn scene of Hawaii, giving us a snapshot into the past: Before Dawn: The River of Lights Written by Beryl on July 28, 2003 Like a river of molten…

From the Press Archives: A Childhood Gift

Bamboo Ridge Press has been digging through the archives to unearth past stories from our talented ʻohana.  In this heartfelt narrative, Marie Hara, the former Board President and cherished friend of Bamboo Ridge Press, takes us on a nostalgic journey back to her childhood in Kapa‘au on Hawaii island (affectionately known as the Big Island)….

Open Call to College-Aged Artists

Bamboo Ridge Press is an independent, Hawai‘i-based nonprofit in search of a college-aged (17-22) artist from Hawai‘i to reimagine our fish logo for a special, limited-edition merchandise and fundraising project run on  The artist whose work is chosen will receive a $50 honorarium; a book bundle; choice of a shirt or tote; and will…

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