Nic Low

Nic Low (Ngāi Tahu) is the partnerships editor at NZ Geographic magazine and the former programme director of WORD Christchurch. An author of short fiction, essays and criticism, his writing on wilderness, technology and race has been widely published and anthologised on both sides of the Tasman. His story collection Arms Race (2014) was shortlisted for the Readings Prize and the Queensland Literary Awards. Uprising (2021) details his walking expeditions exploring the Ngāi Tahu history of the Southern Alps. It received the CLNZ Writers’ Award and the Wily Prize, was shortlisted for the New Zealand Heritage Book Awards, and was named a New Zealand Listener and Australian Book Review Book of the Year.