Learn More About Our Teaching Writers

Learn more about our teaching writers through 5 Quick Questions Series which explores the serious and the whimsical. Gain insight into who our teachers are, why they do what they do and more!


5 Quick Questions with Helen Lehndorf

Helen Lehndorf will be teaching the Friday night session at the upcoming Kāpiti Writers’ Retreat. Helen Lehndorf’s book, The Comforter, made the New Zealand Listener’s ‘Best 100 Books of 2012′ list. Her second book, Write to the Centre, is a nonfiction book about the…
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5 Quick Questions with Rob Hack

Rob Hack is a poet based on the Kāpiti Coast. He’ll be teaching a generative poetry workshop at the upcoming Kāpiti Writers’ Retreat. His collection Everything is Here (2016) is the culmination of sixteen years unearthing his long-neglected Cook Island heritage,…
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5 Quick Questions with M. Darusha Wehm

M. Darusha Wehm is a busy working author who has published novels, games, short stories, poetry and tie-in fiction in commercial and literary genres and is an editor too. They will be facilitating a workshop on finding your creative path…
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5 Quick Questions with Cassie Hart

Cassie Hart (aka J.C. Hart and Nova Blake) is an award-winning speculative fiction writer with ten novel and novellas under her belt who is teaching place as character at the upcoming Kāpiti Writers’ Retreat. Her next book Butcherbird, a supernatural…
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