Fiction

Huia Short Stories 14

Huia Publishers


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Here are the best short stories from the Pikihuia Awards for Māori writers 2021 as judged by Emma Espiner, Carol Hirschfeld, Vincent Olsen-Reeder and Maiki Sherman. This competition, run by the Māori Literature Trust and Huia Publishers, is held every two years to promote Māori writers and their work.

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The awards sought short fiction from first-time and emerging writers in te reo Māori and English. The competition attracts entries each year from writers of all ages and those who are starting out to seasoned authors. This collection of finalists’ fiction celebrates Māori writing, introduces new talent and gives an opportunity for Māori writers to shine.

The stories are:

  • Kahukura: Te Tama nō te Māra Taro by Iraia Bailey
  • The Future is Koe by Shelley Burne-Field
  • Alexandra by Frances Duncan
  • The Bus Driver by Miriama Gemmell
  • Good Thing by Olivia Aroha Giles
  • Mangrove Heights by Emma Hislop
  • Ki Hea Noa Iho? by Jordanah-Lee Hohipa
  • He Rūkahu Rānei by Panitahi Howe
  • The Trouble with the Bubble by Nadine Anne Hura
  • Two Letters by Nadine Anne Hura
  • Food Porn for the Incapacitated by Merryn Jones
  • Not Quite Home by Steph Julian
  • Argentine Ants and My Search for Hawaiki by J Wiremu Kane
  • Wairua by Atakohu Middleton
  • The Children of Church Street by Airana Ngarewa
  • Spotlight on the Marae by Airana Ngarewa
  • Iti te Kupu, Nui te Kōrero by Zeb Tamihana Nicklin
  • Te Māminga a Tamanuiterā rāua ko Takero i a Māui by Zeb Tamihana Nicklin
  • Te Māra a Tangaroa by Zeb Tamihana Nicklin
  • Pōhutukawa me tana Āporo by Zeb Tamihana Nicklin
  • Te Atakura by Sean Ogden
  • Marble Pills and Raspberry Vodka by Anthony Pita
  • The Weather Man by Leeann Ramsay
  • Let it be/Waiho by Chris Reed
  • Ngā Hoa Hoariri by Bonice Ropiha
  • The Label Machine is Broken by Ashlee Sturme
  • Te Uaua o Te Kimi Hoa by Maia Thompson
  • The Skinhead by Te Ariki Wi Neera 

Genre

Short Story

Pages

220

Language

Māori and English

Publication Date

October 30, 2021

Dimensions

138 x 210 mm

ISBN (Soft Cover)

9781775506607

ISBN (E-Book)

9781775506768

"This collection of finalists’ fiction has something for everyone - and everyone will take something different away from it."

Rebekah Lyell, NZ Booklovers

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