Karlo Mila (poet)

  • When: 6th Mar 1:10pm
  • Where: Constable St
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Karlo Mila is a New Zealand-born Pasifika poet of Tongan and Palangi descent. Her first book Dream Fish Floating won the best first book of poetry award in the NZ Book awards in 2005. Her poetry is in a wide range of anthologies and is taught at schools and universities across New Zealand and the Pacific. Karlo was recently awarded a Fulbright Creative New Zealand residency in Hawaii to write for three months. She lives in Newtown and her sons Karlos and Nik go to SWIS and Newtown School.