Clare Moleta was born in Aotearoa, grew up on Whadjuk Noongar Country in Western Australia and has lived in Pōneke since 2005. Her fiction has been published in literary journals and broadcast on RNZ, and she has won awards for her travel writing. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Te Herenga Waka |Victoria University of Wellington. Unsheltered is her first novel.
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