Vaughan Rapatahana

VAUGHAN RAPATAHANA is a Maori (Te Atiawa, Ngati Te Whiti) writer who lives and works in Hong Kong, with a house in Te Araroa, East Coast, Aotearoa-New Zealand and Santo Tomas, Phillipines. Rapatahana has published work in a variety of genres worldwide, and two books are forthcoming in 2015: the new collection of poems Atonement (ASM/Flying Islands, Macau), and the co-edited Why English? Confronting the Hydra (Multilingual Matters U.K.) — a follow up to English Language as Hydra, 2012.