Wharehinga distribution site for Maori literature

0

Moeawa Fransen

Paula Morris | Wharehinga distribution site for Maori literature

Funding of roles:

The publisher of a new website for Maori writers says it should make Maori literature more accessible to readers and publishers.

The publisher of a new website for Maori writers says it should make Maori literature more accessible to readers and publishers.

Like the elevated warehouse it is named after, Wharehinga, funded by Creative New Zealand, will store information for and about contemporary Maori writers, including short stories, poetry, fiction and non-fiction books.

Paula Morris says she also wants to hear from unpublished Maori writers so their details can go into the database.

“Too many people have said to me, ‘I have this but no one wants to publish Maori works, just the opposite is true. Publishers are really interested. Journals and magazines are really interested. You have to that’s good, of course, but we have a lot of very good emerging Maori writers who could circulate their work, ”she says.

Paula Morris encourages people with information about writers or writing kaupapa to contact the website.


Share.

About Author

Comments are closed.