Vaughan Rapatahana

Vaughan Rapatahana

Rapatahana (Te Atiawa is my iwi or tribe) is a Kiwi who is published extensively globally across several genre in both his main languages - Maori and English. He has a Ph.D in Existentialism from the University of Auckland, NZ. He won the inaugural Proverse Poetry prize in 2016 and his latest collection of poetry, Atonement, was nominated for a National Book Award in Philippines the same year.

Member Since: 11/1/2012

Country: Aotearoa New Zealand; Hong Kong SAR; Philippines

Identity: Writer, Academic

Workplace: Other

rapatahana@xtra.co.nz

http://www.bookcouncil.org.nz/Writers/Profiles/Rapatahana%2c%20Vaughan