Huia Short Stories 14: Contemporary Maori Fiction

Waitere, Eboni et al


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Author: Waitere, Eboni et al
Publication date: 01/10/2021
Imprint: Huia
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781775506607

Here are the best short stories from the Pikihuia Awards for Maori writers 2021 as judged by Emma Espiner, Carol Hirschfeld, Vincent Olsen-Reeder and Maiki Sherman. This competition, run by the Maori Literature Trust and Huia Publishers, is held every two years to promote Maori writers and their work. This year, the awards sought short fiction from first-time and emerging writers in te reo Maori and English. The competition attracts entries each year from writers of all ages and those who are starting out to seasoned authors. This collection of finalists' fiction celebrates Maori writing, introduces new talent and gives an opportunity for Maori writers to shine.

The stories are:

Kahukura: Te Tama no te Mara Taro by Iraia Bailey
The Future is Koe by Shelley Burne-Field
Alexandra by Frances Duncan
The Bus Driver by Miriama Gemmell
Good Thing by Olivia Aroha Giles
Mangrove Heights by Emma Hislop
Ki Hea Noa Iho? by Jordanah-Lee Hohipa
He Rukahu Ranei by Panitahi Howe
The Trouble with the Bubble by Nadine Anne Hura
Two Letters by Nadine Anne Hura
Food Porn for the Incapacitated by Merryn Jones
Not Quite Home by Steph Julian
Argentine Ants and My Search for Hawaiki by J Wiremu Kane
Wairua by Atakohu Middleton
The Children of Church Street by Airana Ngarewa
Spotlight on the Marae by Airana Ngarewa
Iti te Kupu, Nui te Korero by Zeb Tamihana Nicklin
Te Maminga a Tamanuitera raua ko Takero i a Maui by Zeb Tamihana Nicklin
Te Mara a Tangaroa by Zeb Tamihana Nicklin
Pohutukawa me tana Aporo by Zeb Tamihana Nicklin
Te Atakura by Sean Ogden
Marble Pills and Raspberry Vodka by Anthony Pita
The Weather Man by Leeann Ramsay
Let it be/Waiho by Chris Reed
Nga Hoa Hoariri by Bonice Ropiha
The Label Machine is Broken by Ashlee Sturme
Te Uaua o Te Kimi Hoa by Maia Thompson
The Skinhead by Te Ariki Wi Neera


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