Hinemoana Baker: poems and boys' homes

From Saturday Morning, 11:05 am on 2 August 2014

Hinemoana and book waha mouth suppliedHinemoana Baker is a published poet, a singer-songwriter, recording artist, teacher of creative writing and occasional broadcaster.

Currently Hinemoana is writer-in-residence at Victoria University, where she is researching a book about the years her father and his brothers spent at Sunnybank, a Catholic boys’ home in Nelson.

Her new poetry collection, Waha / Mouth (VUP, ISBN: 978-0-864739704), has just been published, and she will be a guest at the 2014 WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival (27-31 August).

Hinemoana Baker has a kōrero about poetry and life with Kim Hill.