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Melinda Szymanik - current writer in residence at The University of Otago College of Education/Creative New Zealand Children's Writer in Residence
Maria Gill - children's author and freelance writer, specialising in non-fiction and environmental writing.
Ella West - writes novels for teenagers and plays for adults.
Phillip W. Simpson - writes both fiction and non-fiction books for children and teenagers.
Lorraine Orman - Lorraine Orman had her first short story for children accepted by the School Journal in 1982 - and she was hooked!
Victoria M. Azaro - Victoria lives in Auckland, with her husband and their three children and she spends every free minute of the day writing and illustrating.
Rachel Stedman - I’m a physiotherapist by background, but now I work as a freelance procurement specialist.
Heather Arnold - Heather has been a graphic designer/illustrator for over 25 years and currently works as a freelance web designer, graphic designer, illustrator and book publisher.
David Riley - David Riley is a respected New Zealand high school Drama and English teacher.
Susan Brocker - Susan has written more than sixty, both fiction and non-fiction, which have been published worldwide.
James Norcliffe - was born in Greymouth and first went to school there at Kaiata School although that school is now no more.
Sharon Holt - has written books in English and Māori for children of all ages.
David Hair - is a New Zealand YA and Adult fantasy writer living in Auckland.
Kyle Mewburn - is one of New Zealand's finest, and most eclectic, picture book writers.
Philippa Werry - writes both fiction and non-fiction for children and young adults and has a special interest in historical and war-related writing.
Peter Millett - writes humorous stories that appeal to Kiwi kids aged 6 – 12 years.
Juliette MacIver - writes picture books and early readers for young children that are full of frolic and delight.
Adele Broadbent - is a Children’s Author, a Children’s Bookseller during the week and a Children’s Librarian on her weekends.
Craig Smith - is an APRA children award winning, full time Musician/Author living in New Zealand.
Raymond Huber - is a writer, freelance editor and teacher.
Tania Roxborogh - grew up in a world without books but in a world of storytellers.
Fifi Colston - Graduating in Wellington with a Diploma of Visual Communications Design, Fifi freelances with fingers in many creative pies.
Sue Copsey - used to write non-fiction for children, but then something spooky happened. She decided to write a ghost story, and found that once she’d started, she couldn’t stop.
Diana Menefy - enjoys researching history and bringing it alive for readers. She is now concentrating on writing fiction for children and young adults.