Paula Morris (Ngāti Wai) is the author of the collections Forbidden Cities (2008) and False River (2017), the essay On Coming Home (2015) and seven novels, including Rangatira (2011), best fiction winner at both the New Zealand Post Book and Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Book Awards.
Events at Word
Black Marks on the White Page: A RoundtableSaturday 1 September 10:30 am
SOLD OUT Join contributors to last year’s superb anthology of Oceanic writing, Black Marks on the White Page, for a roundtable discussion for Māori and Pasifika writers.
Paula Morris & Tina Makereti: CuriositiesFriday 31 August 2:30 pm
Paula Morris and Tina Makereti in conversation with Nic Low.
The Great WORD DebateSaturday 1 September 8:00 pm
SOLD OUT An outrageous festival institution hosted by Joe Bennett, with Paula Morris, A. J. Finn, Denise Mina, Michele A'Court, Tom Scott and David Slack.
MortificationSaturday 1 September 5:30 pm
Writers Jarrod Gilbert, Irvine Welsh, Paula Morris, Steve Braunias and Megan Dunn share stories of public shame, hosted by Robin Robertson.
GO YASunday 2 September 11:30 am
Young adult writers Juno Dawson, Whiti Hereaka, Yaba Badoe read from their work in this free event, introduced by Paula Morris.