Annie (Te Rarawa) has worked extensively as a cultural producer, writer, editor and weaver. Her work has appeared in numerous Australian and New Zealand journals, magazines and community projects including Te Whē, Tupuranga Journal, Contemporary Hum, Sport, Cordite Poetry Review, Rabbit, Australian Poetry, SBS, Running Dog, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Kaldor Arts Projects, un Projects and the Unyoked Anthology.
Annie’s piece, ‘Paper Thin’ is included in Sweatshop's Another Australia anthology (Affirm Press). She was a guest editor for Debris Magazine Issue 02 and has edited Tony Birch's poetry collection Whisper Songs and was co-editor of Solid Air, Australia and New Zealand Spoken Word (University of QLD Press).
Annie was part of the guest curatorial team for the 2022 Brisbane Writers Festival, managing the Aotearoa and Pasifika programs. Between 2015-17 she was co- director of the Queensland Poetry Festival.
She is a 2021 recipient of The Wheeler Centre Next Chapter Fellowship and was a guest judge of the Judith Wright Poetry Prize (Overland) in 2021.
Her weavings have been exhibited at Blak Dot Gallery as part of the Across Oceans (across lands) group exhibition, In*ter*is*land Collective’s digital exhibition 2020 and the Outer Space Gallery as part of the Conscious Mic exhibition.
Annie belongs to the Taraheke Collective in Aotearoa and received an Australia Council grant to publish her debut poetry collections titled These Are The Bodies I Have Found and Mettle with Taraheke.
Annie holds a BCA in Drama and Literature and completed the intensive CREW 256 Māori /Pasifika Creative Writing course at IIML, Victoria University, Wellington. She is currently enrolled in a Masters of Māori & Indigenous studies at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi.