Wednesday, January 24, 2018  |  6p  |  410 Kuykendall

Reading and Reception

Presenter:  Grace Teuila Taylor

Join the UHM Creative Writing Program at a FREE event to welcome New Zealand-based poet Grace Teuila Taylor. She is the cofounder of the South Auckland Poets Collective, the Rising Voices Youth Poetry Slam, and Niu Navigations, an organization committed to encouraging the publication and performance of Aotearoan and Pacific poetry. Taylor’s first collection of poetry is Afakasi Speaks (2013). Her one-woman show, My Own Darling, debuted in 2015 with the Auckland Theatre Company. Taylor has received an Auckland Writers Festival Poetry Idol award (2008), a Vodafone New Zealand Foundation World of Difference award (2012), and an Emerging Pacific Artist award at the 2014 Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards.

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