Who We Are

Writers Practice was set up by Kirsten Le Harivel in 2014. Since our inception, we have hosted a wide range of writers from across Aotearoa who have generously shared their skills, knowledge and experience with us and our participants.

Our Team

Kirsten LeHarivel

Kirsten Le Harivel

Founder/Director

Pip Adam credit to Victoria Birkinshaw

Pip Adam

Program Support

2022 Teaching Writers

Previous Teaching Writers

Alison Wong

Gigi Fenster

Lynn Davidson

Whiti Hereaka

Ruby Soly

Gigi Fenster

Gigi
Fenster

Pip Adam credit to Victoria Birkinshaw

Pip
Adam

Brannavan Gnanalingam

Brannavan Gnanalingam

Cas

Cassie
Hart

Darusha

M. Darusha Wehm

Rob Hack

Rob
Hack

Rose Lu credit Ebony Lamb

Rose
Lu

Helen
Lehndorf

Ruby Solly credit Sebastian Lowe

Ruby
Solly

Mandy Hager

Mandy
Hager

Catherine Chidgey

Helen Heath Mark Coote

Helen
Heath

Pip
Desmond

Kerry
Lane

Whiti
Hereaka

Chris
Tse

Paddy Richardson

Ingrid Kölle

Ingrid
Kolle

James
George

Anahera
Gildea

Helen Heath Mark Coote

Helen
Heath

Catherine Robertson

Gary Copeland Lilley

Sia Figiel

Sia
Figiel

Hera Lindsay Bird

Terese Svoboda

Terese
Svoboda

Anna
Taylor

Rajorshi Chakraborti

Renée

Lynn
Jenner

Nalini
Singh


Vivienne Plumb

Vivienne
Plumb

Victor
Rodger

Queenie Rikihana-Hyland

Gigi Fenster

Gigi
Fenster