Russell Soaba

Name:                          Russell Soaba
Date of Birth:         1950
Village:                        Tototo, Rabaraba District
Home Province:    Milne Bay Province
Background Information:

Russel Soaba is one of Papua New Guinea’s most well-known writers. He is a lecturer at the University; a Judge on recently established The Crocodile Prize writing competition; and is also an editor at Anuki Country Press.


  • Wanpis 1972
  •  Naked Thoughts: Poems & Illustrations 1978
  •  How 1978
  • Ondobondo Poster Poems 1979
  • Maiba 1985
  •  Kwamra, A Season Of Harvest: Poems 2000

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