Patricia Grace – a key figure in the emergence of Māori fiction in English since the 1970s and has made a significant contribution to contemporary New Zealand literature. Exploring themes such as loss, isolation and family, she portrays a variety of Māori people and ways of life, and is notable for her versatile narrative and descriptive techniques. Potiki (1986), won the New Zealand Book Award for Fiction. Patricia won the 2008 Neustadt International Prize for Literature.
Repinned from http://pinterest.com/nzatfrankfurt/nz-titles-published-in-germany-2012/ where there are a whole lot of New Zealand books that are being published in Germany this year. Keri Hulme: Unter dem Tagmond (The Bone People), published by FischerVerlag.