Rarotonga‐based poet Jessica Le Bas is the winner of the Sarah Broom Poetry Prize 2019.
Le Bas currently lives in Nikao, Rarotonga, where her work takes her into Pa Enua, the outer islands of the Cook Islands. Her entry for the Sarah Broom Poetry Prize was drawn from a growing sequence of poems arising from her experiences living in what she describes as the cultural wealth and wisdom of the extraordinary people of the Cook Islands.Read More
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