Anne-Marie Te Whiu is a cultural producer and editor. She is the co-editor of Solid Air: Australian and New Zealand Spoken Word—the first anthology of its kind. She is also co-editor of Verity La’s spoken word stream ‘Slot Machine’ and ‘Discoursing Diaspora’. She was co-director of the Queensland Poetry Festival from 2015 to 2017.  Anne-Marie is a Maori-Australian poet, weaver and experienced theatre practitioner. Born and raised in Brisbane, Australia, she is a proud descendant of the Te Rarawa tribe in Northland, Aotearoa, New Zealand.