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Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2022
Presenter Biography

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Maggie Rainey-Smith

Maggie is a novelist, poet, short story writer, essayist and book reviewer. Her latest novel Daughters of Messene is about immigration and the Greek Civil War. The Greek translation of this novel  came out in June 2019 and was a best seller in Greece. In her working life she teaches Workplace English to migrants and refugees.  Formica is her first poetry collection, published by The Cuba Press.