Author Spotlight Q&A: Naomi Toilalo

author naomi toilalo in front of a banquet of food

Naomi Toilalo (Ngāti Porou) is a Māmā, wife, former Māori Television presenter, she once was a contestant on TVNZ’s Great Kiwi Bake Off – and now she’s the proud author of Aotearoa’s hottest bilingual cookbook of the summer WhānauKai. Photo credit: Sarah Henderson   Sometimes writers talk about their book as if it is something they’ve […]

Author Spotlight Q&A: Emma Hislop

author emma hislop standing in front of a garden

Emma Hislop (Kāi Tahu), is a Taranaki based writer and māmā, whose debut collection of short stories, Ruin, is published this month by Te Herenga Waka University Press. Photo credit: Ebony Lamb   Congratulations on the launch of Ruin! What is Ruin about and who should read it? Kā mihi nui ki a koe. I think of […]