Attendance at this workshop is by invitation to secondary school students only.
Heidi North’s poetry and short stories have been published in New Zealand, Australia, the US, the UK and China. She won an international Irish award for her poetry in 2007, and has won New Zealand awards for her short fiction. Heidi’s first poetry book Possibility of Flight was published by Makaro Press in 2015. She joined the Shanghai International Writers Programme in 2016 along with ten other writers worldwide as the NZ fellow. She was awarded the Hachette/NZSA mentorship for 2017 to work on her first novel. She has a Masters in Creative Writing from The University of Auckland. Heidi lives in Auckland with her partner and their two children. Her second poetry collection will be published by The Cuba Press at the end of 2019.