Wild Dogs Under My Skirt

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Victoria University Press, 2004 - Poetry - 71 pages
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This vivacious collection of poetry charts the author's experience with the sometimes painful intersection of New Zealand and Samoan cultures in her life. Alive with the energy and rhythm of performance poetry and oral traditions, these poems reshape common understanding of New Zealand culture.

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\Tusiata Avia is the author of the children's books Mele and the Fofo and The Song. Her poetry has also been published in the literary journals Sport, Takahe, and Turbine, and she has written and performed in radio dramas for Radio New Zealand.

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