Erena Shingade is a poet and arts writer from Auckland, New Zealand. Her work has been published by platforms such as The Spinoff, Art+Australia, Landfall, Mimicry, Blackmail Press, Atlanta Review, and Ka Mate Ka Ora. After completing an MA thesis on the Zen Buddhist poetry of Richard von Sturmer in 2017, she continues to research the intersection of the poetic and the religious. She recently edited Issue 8 of Minarets poetry journal.

Recordings of her poetry are online at nzepc, the New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre.

erena.shingade[at]gmail[dot]com

 Photo: Richard von Sturmer, 2003.

Photo: Richard von Sturmer, 2003.