Kiik Araki-Kawaguchi, MFA

he/him, Assistant Professor


Kiik Araki-Kawaguchi is the author of The Book of Kane and Margaret(FC2 / UAP) and Disintegration Made Plain and Easy (1913 Press). He was a community college student, a transfer student, attended two graduate programs in writing, was a writing tutor, was an adjunct instructor, and worked as college staff before joining WWU as faculty (i.e. went to college and never left). He is excited to talk and work with WWU students on a number of topics, including: first-year student transitions, transfer student transitions, first-generation student transitions, creative writing practice, poetry, fiction, speculative fiction, humor writing, standup comedy, submitting work for publication, graduate school preparation, and graduate school survival.