This evening the Otago Southland branch of the New Zealand Society of Authors hosted a webinar about entering writing competitions. Authors and competition judges Emma Neale, Diane Brown, Michelle Elvy and Vanda Symon shared some of their insights. Some rough notes below:
Emma Neale - Essay writing
Thanks NZSA Otago Southland for a fun and insightful evening.
2023 Burns fellow Kathryn van Beek has an MA from Victoria University Wellington - Te Herenga Waka’s International Institute of Modern Letters. She is a winner of the Mindfood Short Story Competition and the Headland Prize. Her collection of short stories, Pet, is available as a podcast, and her work has also appeared in Overland, takahē, Newsroom, and the Sunday Star-Times. She lives in UNESCO City of Literature Ōtepoti Dunedin with her two rescue cats.