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Issue 25

Wasafiri 25: Pacific Writing Special

Issue 25: Spring 1997

Pacific Writing Special

Interviews with Keri Hulme and Konai Thaman

Poetry by Epeli Hau’ofa, Kauraka Kauraka, Selina Tusitala Marsh, Sudesh Mishra, Regis Stella, Haunani-Kay Trask and Albert Wendt

Fiction by Russell Soaba and Steven Winduo

Articles on Pacific voices on film, writing in captivity, literature and New Zealand’s land wars, and Pacific and Caribbean women writers

Reviews of Teresia Kieuea Teaiwa's Searching for Nei Nim ‘ano and Burning Words and Flaming Images Vol 1 edited by Kadija George Sesay



Vilsoni Hereniko
Editorial: Pacific Literature in the 1990s

Konai Thaman
Poems: For Batiri and Kanak Anniversary

Briar Wood
Interviews Konai Thaman

Paul Sharrad
Struggle and Strategy: Literature and New Zealand’s Land Wars

Teresia Kieuea Teaiwa
Poem: Searching For Nei Nim’anoa

Caroline Sinavaiana
Poems: paradise rejected and Village of Hope: By The River of Babylon

Arlene Griffen
Women Speak Out in Literature: Pacific and Caribbean Voices

Thomas Farber
Partial Impressions: A Fa Fisi Writer Reads Pacific Literature

Albert Wendt
Treasure and other poems

Kauraka Kauraka
Golden Blossom and other poems

J C Sturm
Poem: As the Godwits Fly

Sudesh Mishra
Fiction: Lila

Haunani-Kay Trask
Sovereignty and other poems

Haunani-Kay Trask
Writing in Captivity: Poetry in a Time of De-Colonization

Michael McPherson
Poems: The Mayor of Ala Moana and The Balance of Hate

Russell Soaba
Fiction: Portrait of a Parable

Regis Stella
Poem: Dark Clouds

Steven Winduo
Fiction: The Unpainted Mask

Selina Tusitala Marsh
Poem: Statued (stat you?) Traditions

Sudesh Mishra
Poem: Page

Dan Taulapapa McMullin
Fiction: Cities of the Plain Like Islands in the Sea

Robert Sullivan
Poems: Sea and The Unveiling

Apirana Taylor
Soft Leaf Falls of Light and other poems

J C Sturm
Fiction: The Japanese Glass Fishing Float

Epeli Hau’ofa
Poem: Write You Bastard

Nigel Rigby
Discourses of ‘savagery’ in early Pacific writing

Justine Simei-Barton
Tala Pasifika — Pacific Voices on Film

Rod Edmond
Leprosy and Colonial Discourse: Jack London and Hawaii

Rima Alicia Bartlett
Interviews Keri Hulme


Selina Tusitala Marsh
Teresia Kieuea Teaiwa Searching for Nei Nim ‘anoa

Peter Hulme
Neil Rennie Far-Fetched Facts: The Literature of Travel and the Idea of the South Seas

Sandra Tawake
Albert Wendt, ed Nuanua: Pacific Writings in English since 1980

Houston Wood
Subramani Altering Imagination

Reina Whaitiri
Kathie Irwin and Irihapeti Ramsden, ed Toi Wahine

Margarette Lincoln
Johann Reinhold Forster Observations Made During a Voyage Round the World

Nell Altizer
Haunani-Kay Trask Light in the Crevice Never Seen

Wilson Harris
Michael Richardson and Krzysztof Fijalkowski, ed Refusal of the Shadow: Surrealism and the Caribbean

Patrick Williams
Judie Newman The Ballistic Bard: Postcolonial Fictions

Onyekachi Wambu
Kadija George Sesay, ed Burning Words, Flaming Images. Vol 1: Poems and Short Stories by Writers of African Descent

Bridget Jones
Belinda Jack Francophone Literatures: An Introductory Survey
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