Tātai Whetū : Seven Māori Women Poets in Translation
Seraph Press Translation Series No. 4
The fourth book in the Seraph Press Translation Series celebrates Māori writing and the Māori language. This pioneering bilingual collection features a poem each by seven Māori women writers, originally written in English, and a translation in the Māori language.
The featured poets are Anahera Gildea, Michelle Ngamoki, Tru Paraha, Kiri Piahana-Wong, Maraea Rakuraku, Dayle Takitimu and Alice Te Punga Somerville. Their poems have been translated by Hēmi Kelly, Te Ataahia Hurihanganui, Herewini Easton, Jamie Cowell, Vaughan Rapatahana and Dayle Takitimu. The collection has been edited by Maraea Rakuraku and Vana Manasiadis.
This gorgeous chapbook is hand-bound with hemp thread and features cover artwork by Miriama Grace-Smith.