Hinemoana Baker


Hinemoana Baker is a poet, sound enthusiast and teacher of creative writing.

She has produced several albums, published two collections of poetry and edited several anthologies of New Zealand writing, including Kaupapa: New Zealand Poets, World Issues (Wellington DRC, 2007).

She is the 2014 writer in residence at Victoria University of Wellington.


Walking meditations

EssayMY MOTHER’S FINGERNAILSThe fumes were acid and sugary at the same time. The polish seemed to melt under the remover-soaked cotton ball. There were many stages to this ritual. The nail file, that strange shape of hash-cut metal, a...

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