Tayi Tibble

Kaituhi Tūtahi | Contributing Writer

Tayi Tibble (Ngāti Porou/Te Whānau ā Apanui) is a poet and writer based in Te Whanganui a Tara. In 2017, she completed a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters, where she was the recipient of the Adam Foundation Prize in Creative Writing. She is the author of two books, Pōukahangatus, published in 2018 by Victoria University Press, which received the Jessie Mackay Prize for Poetry at the 2019 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. Her second book of poetry, Rangikura, was published in 2021 by Victoria University Press. Pōukahangatus is also published by Penguin Randomhouse UK and Knopf in 2022, and Rangikura will be published in the United States by Knopf in 2023. Tayi was born in Wellington in 1995.

Everything By: Tayi Tibble


Announcing Issue 06: Vibe Shift

Guest editor and poet Tayi Tibble introduces our sixth issue, with an essay on shaking it up during the world's most personal L era (a global pandemic).


Resident fashion icon and Libra Tayi Tibble goes back to her op-shopping roots in a move towards being a more sustainable fashionista


Black Authors: A Reading List

10 books we love by Black authors.


On Girls and Gays

An essay by Tayi Tibble on that real hold-you-down-type love that grows between a gay and his girl.


Astrologer, hot girl and Indigenous prophet, Tayi Tibble, consults the stars, just like her ancestors did, in order to a) roast you and b) help you look hot while navigating the treacherous yet tropical seas of 2000s revival fashion, this hot girl summer.


Ten rangatahi Māori on what standing with mana whenua at Ihumātao meant for them.

Loose Canons02.06.19

Loose Canons: Tayi Tibble

Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Tayi Tibble is a poet and writer based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Ngāti Porou/Te Whānau ā Apanui).


On Being Skux

A nostalgic recap of a national subculture.


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