A Well Written Body by Karlo Mila

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This is the second collection of poetry by award-winning poet Karlo Mila, accompanied by paintings by Delicia Sampero. The poetry and art focus on issues identity, belonging, birth, being a mother, wife, and lover that resonate for both women.

About Karlo Mila

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Karlo Mila is an award winning poet who is spending a few months in Hawaii developing two writing projects as the recipient of the 2015 Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writer¿s Residency. The Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writer¿s Residency offers a mid-career or senior New Zealand writer of Pacific heritage the opportunity to work for three months on a creative writing project exploring Pacific identity, culture or history at the University of Hawaii. Dr Mila is a poet of Tongan, Pakeha and Samoan descent. Her first book of poetry, Dream Fish Floating, won the Jessie MacKay Best First Book of Poetry at the 2006 Montana New Zealand Book Awards. Dr Mila has represented Tonga at the 2012 Cultural Olympiad event Poetry Parnassus Festival in London. Her poetry has been included in many anthologies and is taught in schools and universities around New Zealand and in the South Pacific. She has regularly performed live poetry for over a decade.
Published July 1, 2008 by Huia Pub.. 80 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction. Fiction