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A Well Written Body by Karlo Mila with paintings by Delicia Sampero A Well Written Body by Karlo Mila with paintings by Delicia Sampero CREDIT: Huia Publishing
Award-winning poet Karlo Mila Award-winning poet Karlo Mila CREDIT: Huia Publishing

Book launch: A Well Written Body

Saturday 24 May 2008, 11:50AM
By Fraser Mills
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AUCKLAND CITY

Karlo Mila perfoming in Auckland at the book launch of her second book of poetry, A Well Written Body.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz7sBP3FRvE

Karlo has collaborated with visual artist Delicia Sampero to produce her second book of poetry, A Well Written Body.

Karlo Mila is a New Zealand-born Pasifika poet of Tongan and Pakeha descent, with ancestral connections to Samoa. Her first book of poetry Dream Fish Floating published by Huia, won the Jessie Mackay Award for Best First Book of Poetry at the 2006 Montana New Zealand Book Awards.

Delicia Sampero was born in Germany. Her work is informed by her upbringing, travel, cultural identity, motherhood and her involvement with MAU Dance Company. She has exhibited in Auckland, Wellington, Germany, Paris and Samoa and her work is represented by Oedipus Rex Gallery in Auckland.

 

Radio New Zealand interview
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/art/art-20080518-1450-Poetry_and_Painting-048.mp3