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John Cranna (2011)

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John Cranna is a former Chair of the Auckland Society of Authors. John has published two books of fiction, Visitors and Arena, one of non-fiction and has won…

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Jennifer Barrer (2011)

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Jennifer Barrer is a New Zealand poet who has produced five collections of poetry. Jennifer’s literary career began in her childhood and her first book…

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Deborah Heath (2011)

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Deborah is from Brighton,England.  She completed her MA at Sussex University, where she now works.  Deborah fell in love with New Zealand when she came to visit…

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Caren Wilton (2011)

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Caren Wilton is a Wellington-based writer, editor, oral historian and wannabe documentary filmmaker. The author of short-story collection The Heart Sutra (University of Otago Press, 2003), and…

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Joan Rosier-Jones (2010)

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Joan Rosier-Jones was born in Christchurchand has lived in London, Wellington and Auckland, and now lives in Wanganui. She started her working life as a…

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Helen Sword (2010)

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Devonport resident Helen Sword is a scholar, teacher, artist and poet who has published widely on modernist literature, higher education pedagogy, digital poetics, and academic writing. Born…

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Andie Palmer (2010)

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Andie Palmer is a linguistic and legal anthropologist conducting research on comparative legal systems and cross-cultural miscommunication. She is in Aotearoa New Zealand to observe…

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Tracy Farr (2009)

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Tracy Farr’s novel The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt was published by Fremantle Fress in July 2013. Tracy completed the first draft of the manuscript while…

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Paul Diamond (2009)

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Paul Diamond (Ngäti Hauä, Te Rarawa and Ngäpuhi) is a writer, historian and broadcaster. After working as an accountant for seven years, he switched to…

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Jill Marshall (2009)

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UK-born Jill Marshall is best known as the author of the Jane Blonde spy series for children published by Macmillan Publishing. Jane Blonde books are…

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