Kawika Guillermo

Kawika Guillermo is the author of Stamped: an anti-travel novel (2018), which won the Asian American Studies Book Award for Best Novel, as well as the queer speculative fiction novel, All Flowers Bloom (2020), and the prose-poetry book, Nimrods: a fake-punk self-hurt anti-memoir (2023). Under his patrilineal/legal name, Christopher Patterson, he is an Associate Professor in the Social Justice Institute at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and is the author of the books Transitive Cultures: Anglophone Literature of the Transpacific (2018), and (2020).