Tamara Tulitua

Kaituhi Tūtahi | Contributing Writer
Tamara Tulitua is a Wellington-based writer of Samoan descent, who traces her lineage through the villages of Lefaga, (Safa’ato’a, Gagāifo, and Matāutu) on her mother’s side, and on her father’s side through Sapapāli’i, Vailima, and Tanugamanono. Tamara’s work has appeared in literary journals and other online publications including Turbine | Kapohau and the Dominion Post. In 2021 she completed a Masters in Creative Writing at Te Pūtahi Tuhi Auaha o Te Ao | International Institute of Modern Letters. Tamara is working on a collection of prose and poetry, which explores the myriad identities and dialects Sāmoans embody and express. She is the current Emerging Pasifika Writer in Residence for 2022, at the IIML.
Everything by: Tamara Tulitua