Rachel Kondo

Rachel Kondo was born and raised on Maui. In 2014, she was a finalist for the Keene Prize for Literature, as well as the Austin Film Festival Script Competition. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Electric Literature and Ploughshares Solos. She is currently at work on a short story collection spanning Maui’s sugar history, as well as a novel set during the island’s methamphetamine crisis of the 1990s. At present, she lives in Los Angeles, California, and is a recent graduate of the Michener Center for Writers.

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O Henry Prize Stories 2019

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