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A Week in Samoa

I'm in Samoa - staying with my parents but otherwise completely alone. No Hot Man. No Fabulous Five. I was invited to attend the 2012 SPACLAL Pacific Literature Conference held at the National University of Samoa and I had to give a presentation thingamajig about electronic books and self-publishing and social media etc. It was… Continue reading A Week in Samoa

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Brown People Don’t Read. Much.

We interrupt this program to let you know that Amazon.com has jumped the gun and the second book in my Telesa Trilogy, 'When Water Burns' is now available in a print edition. Right this minute. For $14.65. 'When Water Burns' - the second book in the Telesa Trilogy.It’s not easy for a book written by a… Continue reading Brown People Don’t Read. Much.

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"A kind of Sex in the City meets hex in the bush… ancient mythology meets teenage biology"

                              Photo by Ana Faatoia What can be more of an honor and a privilege for your book - then to have an award-winning poet and scholar write an original performance poem about it and then have her present it at… Continue reading "A kind of Sex in the City meets hex in the bush… ancient mythology meets teenage biology"

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Telesa – Auckland Launch Night

Last night my book Telesa was launched here in Auckland, NZ at an event jointly hosted by Auck. Univ of Technology and Auckland University. It was an evening of poetry, dance, music and Pasifika-style celebration with Dr Selina Tusitala Marsh giving the keynote address, a Telesa siva performance by AU graduate Filoi Vaila'au, music from… Continue reading Telesa – Auckland Launch Night