essa may ranapiri

essa may ranapiri is a takatāpui Māori poet of the Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Pukeko, and Clan Gunn nations and the author of ECHIDNA, forthcoming in 2022 from Te Herenga Waka University Press. They are currently a PhD candidate at Otago University and live on Ngāti Wairere land on the island of Te-Ika-a-Māui, currently occupied by New Zealand.