Khadro Mohamed is a writer and poet based in Wellington with a Somali background. Her debut poetry collection, We’re All Made of Lightning, won the Jessie MacKay Prize for Poetry at the 2023 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.
Events at Word
DIRTY PASSPORTSThursday, 24 August 8:00 pm
Bringing this sell-out show to his hometown, Chinese-Kiwi playwright Nathan Joe has curated a celebration of the finest BIPOC storytellers and spoken word artists.
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.