IMG_4553Iona Winter (Waitaha/Kāi Tahu/Pākehā) lives in Ōtepoti Dunedin, Aotearoa New Zealand.

Published and anthologised in Aotearoa and internationally, she writes in hybrid forms that highlight the intersection between written and spoken word.

The recipient of a 2015 NZSA Mentorship and the 2016 Headland Frontier Prize, she has performed at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and in 2018 was shortlisted with the Bath Novella-in-Flash Award. In December 2018 her first collection then the wind came (Steele Roberts Aotearoa) was published.

Iona is currently working on a new collection of poetry.


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