Russell Soaba was born in Tototo, Milne Bay in 1950. He was educated in Papua New Guinea, Australia and at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. He currently teaches at the University of Papua New Guinea and works as an editor for a local publisher.
1978 Naked Thoughts: Poems & Illustrations
1979 Ondobondo Poster Poems
1998 High Savannah (poetry/stories)
2000 Kwamra, A Season Of Harvest: Poems
2014 Scattered by the Wind (drama)