Miria George

Miria George (Te Arawa; Ngati Awa; Rarotonga & Atiu, Cook Islands) is a poet, and writer for theatre, radio and television.  

Miria’s award-winning work has toured New Zealand. In 2007 and what remains marked Miria’s international debut as a playwright. He Reo Aroha, co-written with Jamie McCaskill, premiered in Wellington at the New Zealand International Arts Festival in 2010. Her work has toured internationally, including Canada, Hawai'i, Australia and the United Kingdom. 

Miria holds a Masters in Creative Writing from Victoria University of Wellington's International Institute of Modern Letters. 

Also a published poet, The Wet Season is Miria’s debut collection of poetry, published by the Wai-te-ata Press. 

Miria is a co-founder of Tawata Productions and Tawata Press.