Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2022
Presenter Biography


Tarns Hood

Tarns is a librarian and poet based in Pōneke with a background in the performing arts. She is the two times champion of the Wellington Poetry Slam and is a member of Motif Poetry’s Windswept team, who organise slam events in the community. Her playful use of language, passionate, poignant words and always-on-it energy make her a one woman show wherever she performs.