Tayi Tibble


House of Poetry

Tayi Tibble (Ngāti Porou/Te Whānau ā Apanui) is a poet and writer based in Te Whanganui a Tara. She has been published in various journals and magazines such as The Spinoff, The Wireless, and Poetry Magazine

Her first book, Poūkahangatus (VUP, 2018), won the Jessie Mackay Best First Book of Poetry Award. Her second collection, Rangikura, is published in 2021.

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.

Tayi Tibble