Mariah Rigg

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Originally from Honolulu, Hawai`i, Mariah Rigg is a Samoan-Haole writer and educator. She has an MFA from the University of Oregon and is currently a PhD student at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Oxford American, The Cincinnati Review, Joyland, and elsewhere.


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Reading Joan Didion Taught Me How to Not Write About Hawaiʻi

Didion depicts Hawaiʻi as a place that exists solely in the white American imagination, and, because of this, her journalism is a fiction.

Nov 14, 2022