D F Mamea

David Fa’auliuli Mamea has written for film, television and radio. He is a member of the New Zealand Writers Guild, and a trustee of Banana Boat - ‘a bunch of Pasifika and Maori creatives’. In 2013, his first play, Goodbye My Feleni, won the New Zealand Writers Guild SWANZ Award for Best Play and the Adam NZ Play Award for Best Play by a Pasifika Playwright, and has enjoyed productions in New Zealand and overseas. His second play, Kingswood, won the 2015 Adam NZ Play Award for Best Play by a Pasifika Playwright. His play Still Life with Chickens won the 2017 Adam NZ Play Award and also Best Play by a Pasifika Playwright. Sometimes when he’s supposed to be writing, he’s blogging about writing at dfmamea.com.