This poetry collection from award-winning Pasifika poet Karlo Mila spans work written over a decade. The poems trace the effect of defining issues such as racism, poverty, violence, climate change and power on Pasifika peoples, Aotearoa and beyond.
The voices of Tusiata Avia range from vulnerable to forbidding to celebratory with forms including pantoums, prayers and invocations. In this electrifying new work, she gathers all the power of her voice to speak directly into histories of violence.
From the sinking islands in the south seas to the smoggy streets of London, Mophead Tu: The Queen's Poem is a hilariously thought-provoking take on colonial histories and one poet's journey to bridge the divide.
Afakasi Speaks explores the complexities of Afakasi identity, of those that, as Taylor puts it, "taste the bittersweetness of the space between brown and white," identifying as Samoan and English.
A collection of poems, coupled with images that deepen the words, channelling the many voices and the stories of those who found connections and shelter by the mango tree.
Ruby Solly (Kāi Tahu, Waitaha, Kāti Māmoe) has created a map of survival for Māori growing up outside of their papa kāika, showing how we live with our tūpuna and teaching us how to keep the home fires burning within ourselves.
Rooted in rich traditions of chant, lament and ode, mashing together the lyrical and the slangy. Edgeland is a dazzling display, teeming with irrepressible wordplay, startling imagery and anarchic wit, from Aotearoa's current Poet Laureate.
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