Author Spotlight Q&A: Arihia Latham

Arihia Latham (Kāi Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Waitaha) is a writer, creative, māmā and rongoā practitioner. You will recognise her from literary festivals all over the motu, where she has performed her powerful poetry and chaired incredible events with a range of writers, from emerging to Aotearoa’s literary greats. A fierce kaitiaki of the taiao and […]

Author Spotlight Q&A: Jessica Hinerangi

Jessica Hinerangi Thompson Carr is of Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāruahine, Ngāpuhi and Pākehā descent. Born in Ōtepoti, she has a degree in English and art history with a masters in Māori ekphrastic poetry. She is a poet, journalist and illustrator, working primarily on Instagram under the name @maori_mermaid, with an incredible following. Her previous work has […]

Tayi Tibble: First Māori poet to be published in The New Yorker

Kia hiwa rā! A huge congratulations to Aotearoa’s literary darling, cool kid and all-round powerhouse, Tayi Tibble (Te Whānau ā Apanui, Ngāti Porou) who has a new piece of work, ‘Creation Story’, published in this month’s edition of The New Yorker. This is a huge achievement and we cannot recall a Māori poet being featured […]