FOR Our MasterClasses WE partner with talented creative artists, lyricists and writers to provide one day sessions for young people, Years 7 to 13.

Our Masterclasses are held at libraries, schools and other venues across the region and open to pupils from all schools as well as homeschoolers. Our Masterclasses are facilitated by experienced teachers with clear health and safety plans. Your young writers will be in safe hands. Not in Canterbury? Check out our ZOOM Writers' Studio option

All classes run from 9.15 to 2.45pm.

Fees now only $25.00

Christchurch Heritage Festival Masterclass is FREE. Places limited. 

We are very grateful to Creative communities christchurch and Waimakariri for their support of our masterclasses. 

FULL- waiting list only 

Various VOICES


Heather McQuillan

Monday September 21

Rangiora Town Hall

for young writers in Years 7-10

What If? imaginations



Heather mcQuillan

Friday September 25

Kaiapoi Library

for young writers in Year 7-10

HERitage Festival

encounter our stories

Two sessions:

October 27 and October 28

Year 7 -13

The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora


Please email us to get a Master Class in your town/region. 

Our Masterclasses to date have been supported by, and in partnership with, Christchurch Libraries, Waimakariri Libraries, Seaweek, Christchurch Heritage Festival and The Commuting Book.