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For someone I love

Arapera Blank was one of New Zealand’s first bilingual poets and the first Maori writer to win a Katherine Mansfield Award in 1959.

A collection of writing by Arapera Blank

Arapera Blank was one of New Zealand’s first bilingual poets and the first Maori writer to win a Katherine Mansfield Award in 1959. This extraordinary hardcover book showcases her poetry, short fiction and essays written over thirty years, and includes photography from her Swiss husband, Pius Blank. Both now deceased the book is a tribute to a glamorous aesthetic and vision for biculturalism and feminism.

Tags: Poetry, Short fiction, Essays

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Oranui 4
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The fourth issue of the Māori literary journal Ora Nui explores shared connections between...

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Ora Nui 1
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For someone I love
Poetry Short fiction Essays

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Arapera Blank was one of New Zealand’s first bilingual poets and the first Maori writer to...

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Crimson
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Crimson

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