Hinemoana Baker

New Writer in Residence at the International Institute of Modern Letters

New Zealand poet, playwright and performer Hinemoana Baker has been appointed the Victoria University of Wellington/Creative New Zealand Writer in Residence for 2014.

Ms Baker, a Victoria University graduate, is best known for her volumes of poetry, mātuhi / needle, published by Victoria University Press and the California-based Perceval Press, and kōiwi kōiwi / bone bone, published by Victoria University Press in 2010.

She has also published children’s writing and essays, and her work has been selected for literary collections both in New Zealand and abroad.