Stewart David Ikeda is author of the novel, What the Scarecrow Said, published by HarperCollins-Regan Books. His work has also appeared in anthologies including Voices of the Xiled (Doubleday/Main Street Books), Yellow Light (Temple University Press), Last Witnesses (Palgrave Press), and MIXED (Norton), among others.
Ikeda's short fiction, poetry, commentaries, non-fiction writings and editorial eye have also been seen in a variety of literary journals, newspapers, and online venues -- among these, Story, Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, Pacific Citizen, The Minetta Review, The Black Collegian Magazine, Diversity Employers Magazine, The Gallatin Review, A Different Drummer, New America Media and Focus on Diversity.
He has also been engaged in developing a variety of new media and online projects, including roles as Director of Online Content Development and Vice President for the multiple media publisher IMDiversity, producer of the IMDiversity.com Multicultural Villages network and other publications.
Ikeda has received numerous honors for his writing, including selection for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers series, finalist selection for the B&N Discover Award, and two Avery and Jule Hopwood Awards for Major Fiction. He has been featured in media, conferences, and special presentations nationwide.