Literary Voices

  • Hinemoana Baker: The Page and the Stage

    Hinemoana Baker at the Jazz Poetry Concert, Photo © Renee Rosensteel In “Our Children Have Run Away to Fiji” New Zealand poet Hinemoana Baker writes, “When they get there they make entirely/ different noises. This one [...]

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  • Ms. Militancy: Poems

    Meena Kandasamy just finished the final manuscripts of her second poetry collection, Ms. Militancy. Kandasamy poems retell Hindu/Tamil myths, in a feminist, anti-hierarchy, and anti-caste perspective. Some of the poems make the myths contemporary by locating [...]

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  • Kōiwi Kōiwi | Bone Bone

    In her compelling second collection, Hinemoana Baker, one of New Zealand’s most exciting poets, amplifies what’s usually whispered, magnifies the microscopic and x-rays the mundane. Hinemoana Baker is a writer, musician, and sound artist living on Wellington’s Kapiti [...]

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  • Boomerang: Poems by Brenda Cárdenas

    Brenda Cárdenas’ poetry works itself into the folds of overlapping worlds: Spanish and English intermingle with ideas of childhood and adulthood, song and poem, and day and night. Her topics, in the midst of transition, maintain [...]

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