Arihia Latham (Kāi Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Waitaha) Is a writer, creative, and rongoā practitioner. Her poetry collection Birdspeak is just out from Anahera Press and her short stories, essays and poetry are published and anthologised widely. She has been an arts columnist for The Post and presents often at arts and writers festivals. She lives with her whānau in Te Whanganui a Tara.
Events at Word
RAY SHIPLEY’S LATE NIGHT POETRY HOURFriday, 25 August 9:00 pm
Christchurch’s favourite nocturnal salon brings together visiting out-of-towners and hot locals for a memorable night of poetry, shenanigans, feelings and staying up far too late.
WRITING ON THE MARGINSSaturday, 26 August 4:30 pm
Join Kevin Jared Hosein, Khadro Mohamed and Ross Calman (Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Raukawa-ki-te-tonga, Kāi Tahu) as they discuss writing indigeneity, the retelling of history and colonisation from new perspectives.