Keri Hulme was born in Christchurch, New Zealand, in 1947. She is the author of one novel, The Bone People (1984), winner of the Booker Prize, as well as three poetry collections and four short story collections. Recipient of the Katherine Mansfield Memorial Award, the East-West Centre Award, the Book of the Year Award, and the Mobil Pegasus Prize, Hulme was a writer-in-residence at the University of Otago and the University of Canterbury. She currently lives in Oamaru, New Zealand, where she has been the Patron of New Zealand Republic since 1996.
Audio Recordings of Keri Hulme
- As part of Poetry in English at the Library of Congress, Keri Hulme and Les A. Murray reading from their work on October 28, 1985