Author photo: Ebony Lamb
Hannah Mettner is a Wellington-based poet from Gisborne. Her poems have appeared widely in literary journals, including Sport, Turbine and Cordite.
She is co-founder with Morgan Bach and Sugar Magnolia Wilson of Sweet Mammalian, an online poetry journal launched in 2014.
Her first collection, Fully Clothed and So Forgetful, won the 2018 Jessie Mackay Award for Best First Book of Poetry. Her second collection, Saga, was published in August 2023.