Nadine Anne Hura is a creative non-fiction writer and poet of Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi, and Pākehā whakapapa. Her essays explore themes of language, biculturalism, identity, and belonging and have appeared in e-Tangata, The Spinoff, and Te Whē. She is a member of the board of Te Hā o Ngā Pou Kaituhi Māori and is a passionate advocate for new and emerging Māori writers. She won the 2021 Pikihuia Award for Emerging Writer in English.