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Ian T. MacMillan Professorship in Clinical Pancreatic Cancer Research

MacmillanIanA recipient of the Hawaii Award for Literature, the Elliott Cades Award for Literature, and numerous other prizes and distinctions, IAN T. MacMILLAN served as the fiction editor for the Pacific Journal of International Writing for many years. Mr. MacMillan was also a celebrated professor of English at the University of Hawaii, where he taught creative writing from 1966 to 2008. As a fiction writer, Ian MacMillan authored eight novels and five short story collections and made over 100 appearances in literary and commercial magazines. His works were frequently honored for literary excellence including the Associated Writing Programs Award, the O. Henry Award, Pushcart Prize, a Best American Short Stories Award, and the 1992 Hawai`i Award for Literature. His novel, Village of a Million Spirits, won the 2000 PEN-USA-West Award for Fiction. Among Ian MacMillan’s later novels are The Braid and The Bone Hook, both set in Hawaii. Mr. MacMillan’s ninth novel, In The Time Before Light, was published in 2010.