Story: Māori fiction – ngā tuhinga paki

Kelly Ana Morey

Kelly Ana Morey

Kelly Ana Morey took creative writing papers at the University of Auckland before training as an art historian. She returned to fiction writing after a period of unemployment in the early 2000s. Her first novel, Bloom (2003), received positive reviews and was awarded the best first book prize at the Montana New Zealand Book Awards in 2004. It was followed by Grace is gone (2004), On an island, with consequences dire (2007) and Quinine (2010). Morey worked as the Royal New Zealand Navy's oral historian and wrote the book Service from the sea (2008) about items from the Navy Museum's collection. 

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Jeffrey Paparoa Holman, 'Māori fiction – ngā tuhinga paki - A new breed of writers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/42302/kelly-ana-morey (accessed 20 September 2019)

Story by Jeffrey Paparoa Holman, published 22 Oct 2014