Tayi Tibble is a poet and writer based in Te Whanganui A Tara (Ngāti Porou/Te Whānau ā Apanui). She has been published in various journals and magazines such as The Spinoff, The Wireless, and Poetry Magazine. Her first book, Poūkahangatus, was published by Victoria University Press in 2018. She was the 2017 recipient of the Adam Foundation Prize. She previously worked at Toi Māori Aotearoa, an organisation committed to supporting contemporary Māori art. Tayi was born in Wellington in 1995.