VISITING WRITERS

Frances Turner: 2024

Frances Turner: 2024 480 640 Michael King Writers Centre

Frances (Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, Stockbridge-Munsee Band of the Mohican Nation, European) is a proud mother of two divine daughters, an arts leader with…

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Amanda Wenger: 2023

Amanda Wenger: 2023 724 1086 Michael King Writers Centre

Amanda, (she/her) is a Houston-based writer and performer with a background in critical care nursing.  She has designed and facilitated writing workshops for health professionals…

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Michael Botur: 2023 + 2022

Michael Botur: 2023 + 2022 2560 1707 Michael King Writers Centre

Michael is a fiction writer and poet who lives in Whangārei. He is the author of thirteen books and has received numerous fiction writing awards. He…

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Chris Sanguin: 2023

Chris Sanguin: 2023 567 436 Michael King Writers Centre

Chris joined the University of Edinburgh in 2015 as Professor of Technology Enhanced Science Education. His learning and teaching interests include (i) automatic assessment of…

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Philip Palios: 2022 + 2023

Philip Palios: 2022 + 2023 960 960 Michael King Writers Centre

Philip is a writer and community publishing advocate from the Coast Salish region of North America.  His first novel, Electric Love (2016) explores an activist’s…

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Majella Cullinane: 2021

Majella Cullinane: 2021 1920 1920 Michael King Writers Centre

We have welcomed Majella as the recipient of the 2021 NZSA Auckland Museum Research Grant which includes four weeks of residency time at MKWC. Majella…

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Chris Maclean: 2021

Chris Maclean: 2021 960 960 Michael King Writers Centre

Chris is a Waikanae based writer and publisher with a keen interest in the outdoors. An early career as a stained-glass artist led to his…

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Suzette Jackson: 2021

Suzette Jackson: 2021 408 408 Michael King Writers Centre

Suzette recently completed her MSW thesis titled: Career Pathways of Social Workers with Criminal Convictions: Gifted Healers and Misunderstood Misfits. She used her week at…

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Cassandra Tse: 2020

Cassandra Tse: 2020 1365 1367 Michael King Writers Centre

Cassandra is a playwright, director and performer, as well as the Artistic Director of Red Scare Theatre Company. Her previous writing for theatre includes The…

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Christopher Keene: 2020

Christopher Keene: 2020 2098 2099 Michael King Writers Centre

CHRIS is a LitRPG, Fantasy and Sci-fi writer. He is published in New Zealand and in America under Future House Publishing and is known for…

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