"Albert Wendt [is] ... this region's leading writer." -- Manoa
"Few novelists... could be less derivative in terms of the real vision into the life and character of non-Western society." -- World Literature Today
"Wendt is a skillful, energetic story teller, spare and disciplined in technique." -- Sydney Morning Herald
Albert Wendt is the author of five novels, two collections of short stories, and two volumes of poetry. Born in Samoa, Wendt has worked and traveled throughout the Pacific. He is presently a professor of English at the University of Auckland.