Michelle Rahurahu and Essa Ranapiri

Kaituhi Tūtahi | Contributing Writer
Writer Michelle Rahurahu (Ngāti Rahurahu, Ngāti Tahu-Ngāti Whaoa) is a co-editor of Te Rito o te Harakeke, an anthology of Māori voices for Ihumātao. She has a Masters in Creative Writing from the IIML where she won the Modern Letters Fiction Prize, and was shortlisted for the Michael Gifkins Prize for her novel manuscript Pōhara. Essa Ranapiri (Ngāti Wehi Wehi, Ngāti Takatāpui, Clan Gunn) is a poet from Kirikiriroa. Their book Ransack (VUP) has just been nominated for the Mary and Peter Biggs Award for Poetry. They will write until they're dead. And after that sing.
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