Airini Beautrais

Airini Beautrais is the author of Secret Heart (VUP, 2006), which was named Best First Book of Poetry in the Montana NZ Book Awards 2007; Western Line (VUP, 2011) Dear Neil Roberts (VUP, 2014), Flow: Whanganui River Poems (VUP, 2017) and short story collection Bug Week (VUP, 2020). She lives in Whanganui.

Sep 10, 2020

The anger of Airini Beautrais

The Whanganui writer releases Bug Week, a collection of white-hot short stories, today. Here she writes about rage, and rape, and male entitlement.

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Dec 20, 2019

The Friday Poem: Swingball by Airini Beautrais

A new poem by Whanganui poet Airini Beautrais.

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