We're so excited to be launching our bilingual board book series, Little Island Readers, very soon! Get a sneak peek at these gorgeous covers (check out that spot gloss!) First in the series ar... more
Phew, September was busy! For us at Bess Press, we participated in events that bookended our month with meaningful experiences: 2023 Okinawan Festival We were honored to participate in this year'... more
On Sunday March 26th, we celebrated the launch of CHIBURU: Anthology of Hawai'i Okinawan Literature with editor Lee A. Tonouchi and selected contributors who joined Lee on stage for readings, perfo... more
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November 4, 2023: Keiki Literacy Day
Celebrate the launch of the Little Island Reader bilingual board book series with story time, keiki activities hosted by Read to Me International, and more! We'll be collecting keiki book donations for Maui individuals and organizations impacted by the recent wildfires online at BessPress.com and in-person at the event!
May 20, 2023: Celebrate Micronesia Festival
(PAST) Come visit the Bess Press booth at the Celebrate Micronesia Festival on Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 9am - 3pm at the Bishop Museum.
March 26, 2023: CHIBURU Launch
(PAST) Celebrate the book launch of CHIBURU with editor Lee A. Tonouchi and contributors. Author talk story, book signing, and more!