This week I’m the hub editor at Tuesday Poem, and I bring you a small shiny poem by Daren Kamali –and an interview with the poet. Do take a look and enjoy this Pacific poet, who shares several excerpts and even one of his spoken word poems with us.
Thank you, Daren!
More about the poet: Daren Kamali is a poet of Fijian, Wallis, Futuna and Scottish descent. Born and raised in Suva, Fiji, he arrived in Aotearoa in 1992. He has a Bachelor in Creative Arts, MIT,2014, and graduated from the International Writers Program 2014. He has just completed a stint as a fellow at the University of Iowa writers’ program, Aug – Nov 2014. Other honours include work in the Fulbright/CNZ Pacific Writer in Residence programme and the University of Hawai’i, Manoa, Center of Pacific Island Studies, Aug -Nov 2012. His books include Tales, Poems and Songs from the Underwater World (English/Fijian/ Ukrainian, 2011) and Squid Out of Water: the evolution (2014). His poetry has been featured in Hawai’i Review 2014, Landfall 2014 and Ika Journal 2014.
DK in Iowa.
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