Himali McInnes

Himali McInnes is a general practitioner, a constant gardener and a part-time chicken farmer. She writes short fiction, essays and travel articles, and is obsessed by dogs and books.

Feb 20, 2020

'You cannot dismiss us': A review of Booker winner Girl, Woman, Other

Himali McInnes looks past the fact that the first black woman to win the Booker had to bloody share it and focuses on the book –  in itself a treasure. 

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Nov 24, 2019

Sticking it like cinnamon: on life and home from Colombo to South Auckland

Himali McInnes has been torn between identities and countries her entire life. Here, she tells her story: of Sri Lanka and civil war, of the UK and normality, and of NZ and its unspoken past.

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