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Phil Kawana

Phil Kawana (Ngāruahine, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāti Kahungunu) is a short story writer and poet who has appeared at numerous literary festivals and events, with many of his stories being broadcast on national radio.

Phil won the Te Kaunihera Maori Award in the inaugural Pikihuia Awards for Māori Writers in 1995 and again in 1997. In 2005 Phil published his first poetry collection, The Devil in My Shoes.

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