Airini Beautrais

Airini lives in Whanganui. She is the author of four collections of poetry and a collection of short fiction, Bug Week. In 2021 Bug Week won the Jann Medlicott Acorn Foundation Prize at the Ockham NZ Book Awards. Airini has many years of experience in education including teaching creative writing to students of all ages. She has a PhD in creative writing which focused on narrative in contemporary poetry.

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