I is for Ihimaera
Witi Ihimaera-Smiler, novelist, short story writer and anthologist, was born in Gisborne 1944. He has the distinction of being the first Maori writer to publish both a book of short stories and a novel.
image and information sourced from the NZ Book Council website, to find out more about Witi Ihimaere check out their website here
And browse our Witi Ihimaera books here
and that was I from our A-Z of NZ Book Month