OUR TEAM

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HEATHER MCQUILLAN

Director, PD Provider, Tutor

Adv Dip Tchg, B.Ed, Master of Creative Writing with distinction

Heather is an award-winning writer of novels for young people, short stories and flash fiction.

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GAIL INGRAM

Tutor, Editor

BA, Dip Tchg( secondary), RSA Dip TEFLA, Master of Creative Writing with distinction.

Gail is an award-winning writer, and an editor of poetry and short story.

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SARINA DICKSON
Magazine Editor, Tutor

Writer, artist and educator, Sarina will be our Write On magazine editor for 2022.

Sarina writes for young people and has recently signed quite a few publication contracts for picture books! Keep an eye out in the book shops. 

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RACHEL DOUGLASS
 Tutor

Bachelor of Teaching and Learning

 

Rachel grew up with Write On.  She is loving being back in the classroom in between Mum-time.

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CLAIRE WRIGHT

Tutor

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Bachelor in Creative Writing, Substitute teacher certificate ( Cal) and experience as an ESOL tutor

 

Claire has been writing fiction for over a decade, with five short stories published – she also has a mystery-horror podcast, Fracture, with over 22,000 downloads.

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DESNA WALLACE

Tutor

BA English, Dip Children's Lit, Dip ILS, NZ Certificate in Library and Information Services for Children and Teens.

Desna is a school librarian, writer, poet, blogger, tutor, and keen reader.

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SUE KINGHAM

Tutor

Sue is  a graduate of  Hagley Writers' Institute. She is an award-winning writer of short fiction and memoir. She writes articles for magazines and has recently produced a non-fiction book about dyslexia.

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JENNA HELLER
Tutor

Jenna says she is an occasional tutor for us but she is fast becoming a regular and works with our senior students

Jenna is an award-winning writer of flash fiction and poetry and has a couple of novels seeking homes. 

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KATE RENNIE
Tutor

Creative over many fields, Kate has recently joined our tutorial team.

In 2022, Kate will lead our Write On Saturday Online class. 

OUR COMMITTEE

Margaret Wilson Boyle - chairperson
Chris Milne - Treasurer
Lisa Cowie - SECRETARY

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