Black marks on the white page / edited by Witi Ihimaera and Tina Makereti.

Contributor(s): Ihimaera, Witi Tame, 1944- [author,, editor.] | Makereti, Tina, 1973- [author,, editor.]
Material type: TextTextDescription: 336 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 cmISBN: 9780143770299; 0143770292Subject(s): Short stories, New Zealand -- Māori authors | Short stories, English -- Oceania | Pacific Island fiction (English) | Iwi taketake | Tāngata o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa | PakiwaitaraDDC classification: 823.010899 Summary: "Stones move, whale bones rise out of the ground like cities, a man figures out how to raise seven daughters alone. Sometimes gods speak or we find ourselves in a not-too distant future. Here are the glorious, painful, sharp and funny 21st century stories of Māori and Pasifika writers from all over the world. Vibrant, provocative and aesthetically exciting, these stories expand our sense of what is possible in Indigenous Oceanic writing. Witi Ihimaera and Tina Makereti present the very best new and uncollected stories and novel excerpts, creating a talanoa, a conversation, where the stories do the talking. And because our commonalities are more stimulating than our differences, the anthology also includes guest work from an Aboriginal Australian writer, and several visual artists whose work speaks to similar kaupapa"--Publisher information.
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Short stories.

"Stones move, whale bones rise out of the ground like cities, a man figures out how to raise seven daughters alone. Sometimes gods speak or we find ourselves in a not-too distant future. Here are the glorious, painful, sharp and funny 21st century stories of Māori and Pasifika writers from all over the world. Vibrant, provocative and aesthetically exciting, these stories expand our sense of what is possible in Indigenous Oceanic writing. Witi Ihimaera and Tina Makereti present the very best new and uncollected stories and novel excerpts, creating a talanoa, a conversation, where the stories do the talking. And because our commonalities are more stimulating than our differences, the anthology also includes guest work from an Aboriginal Australian writer, and several visual artists whose work speaks to similar kaupapa"--Publisher information.

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