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Keri Hulme

Keri Hulme Cause Of Death – Keri Hulme was a New Zealand novelist, poet, and short-story writer of Kāi Tahu and Kāti Māmoe descent.

Keri Hulme also wrote under the pen name Kai Tainui.

Keri Hulme’s novel The Bone People won the Booker Prize in 1985, making her the first New Zealander to win the award, and also the first writer to win the prize for their debut novel.

Keri Hulme’s writing explores themes of isolation, postcolonial and multicultural identity, and Maori, Celtic, and Norse mythology


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Keri Hulme grew up in Christchurch at 160 Leaver Terrace, New Brighton, where she attended North New Brighton Primary School and Aranui High School.



Keri Hulme grew up in Christchurch at 160 Leaver Terrace, New Brighton, where she attended North New Brighton Primary School and Aranui High School.

Keri Hulme received Literary Fund grants in 1973, 1977, and 1979, and in 1979 she was a guest at the East-West Center in Hawaii as a visiting poet.

Keri Hulme held the 1977 Robert Burns Fellowship and became writer-in-residence at the University of Otago in 1978.

Keri Hulme Cause Of Death

Keri Hulme Cause Of Death – Keri Hulme died on 27 December 2021 at the age of 74.

According to Keri Hulme’s friend and literary biographer Bruce Harding, Keri Hulme died of complications from dementia.

 



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