Tusiata Avia

Tusiata Avia was born in Christchurch in 1966 of Samoan descent. She is an acclaimed poet, performer and children’s book writer. She teaches creative writing and performing arts at Manukau Institute of Technology.

Aug 31, 2018

The Friday Poem: 'Some notes for critics' by Tusiata Avia

New verse by Auckland writer Tusiata Avia, who will appear at the Christchurch WORD Festival this weekend.

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Jun 3, 2016

The Friday poem: "Feagaiga/ Covenant" by Tusiata Avia

New verse by Auckland poet Tusiata Avia.

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