Tehnuka (she/they) is a writer and volcanologist from Aotearoa New Zealand. She was the 2023 winner of the national Sir Julius Vogel award for Best New Talent. She likes to find herself up volcanoes, down caves, and in unexpected places; everyone else, however, can find her online at tehnuka.dreamhosters.com or as @tehnuka on Twitter, and some of her recent work in the Saltbush Review, Apex, and Uncanny.