Kneubuhl Receives the Cades Award for Literature

Playwright Victoria Kneubuhl, the author of Hawai‘i Nei: Island Plays, is the most recent recipient of the Elliot Cades Award for Literature, presented annually by the Hawai‘i Literary Arts Council. Kneubuhl’s first mystery novel, The Portrait Murders, will be published by University of Hawai‘i Press in 2008. She will be reading from her work at this month’s Hawai‘i Books and Music Festival.

Kneubuhl’s family boasts several accomplished writers, including her uncle, John, the author of Think of a Garden and Other Plays, published by University of Hawai‘i Press, and Lemanatele Mark Kneubuhl, the author of The Smell of the Moon, distributed in North America by University of Hawai‘i Press and published by New Zealand’s Huia Publishers.