Wendt, Albert

About Albert Wendt

Biography (Britannica Academic)



Hogue, Rebecca H.. "Decolonial Memomry and Nuclear Migration in Albert Wendt's Black Rainbow." Modern Fiction Studies, 2020

Hayward, Matthew. "Indigenizing Intertextuality: Literacy and Orality in Albert Wendt's Pouliuli." Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 42, no. 2, 2018

Hisatake, Kara. "Revising the Settler Colonial Story in Albert Wendt'a Black Rainbow." Commonwealth Essays and Studies, vol. 41, no. 1, 2018

Durix, Jean-Pierre. "Fantasy, Myth, and the Pacific World: Albert Wendt's The Adventures of Vela." New Soundings in Postcolonial Writing: Critical and Creative Contours, 2018

Teaiwa, Teresia and Selina Tusitala Marsh. "Albert Wendt's Critical and Creative Legacy in Oceania: An Introduction." The Contemporary Pacific, vol. 22, no. 2, 2010




Breaking Connections (2015)

The Adventures of Vela (2009)

The Songmaker's Chair (2004)

The Mango's Kiss (2003)

The Book of the Black Star (2002)

Nuanua: Pacific Writing in English since 1980 (1995)

Black Rainbow (1991)

Ola (1991)

Shaman of Visions (1984)

Leaves of the Banyan Tree (1979)

Pouliuli (1977)

Sons for the Return Home (1973)


Short Story Collections

Ancestry (2012)

The Best of Albert Wendt's Short Stories (1999)

The Birth and Death of the Miracle Man (1986)

Flying Fox in a Freedom Tree: An Other Stories (1974)


Poetry Collections

From Mānoa to a Ponsonby Garden (2012)

Whetu Moana: A Collection of Pacific Poems (2002)

Photographs (1995)

Inside Us the Dead. Poems 1961 to 1974 (1976)



Comes the Revolution (1972)

The Contract (1972)