Meet the Team

Meet the Team2019-03-18T23:29:43+00:00
At the Writers Café, we’re passionate about inspiring, supporting and connecting aspiring writers.

 The Writers’ Cafe project is organised and run by a friendly and welcoming community of local writers. Our mission is to bring together Auckland-based writers at fun, supportive and inspirational events, so we can share skills and experiences on our writing journeys.

The Directors

Julie
Julie
Julie is a published non-fiction author and an experienced business owner. She writes dystopian fiction…
Ellie
Ellie
Ellie writes contemporary and YA fiction, and is the teacher of the creative writing courses at Writers’ Cafe…

The Team

Elizabeth - Editor
Elizabeth - Editor
Elizabeth received her MFA in creative writing from AUT and her bachelor’s in creative writing from UIUC. She’s the founder of Auckland’s largest creative writing Meetup and has written a 75,000 word American southern gothic novel.
Shan - Digital Technician
Shan - Digital Technician
Shan’s writing palette ranges wide, from dystopian science fiction, arabian science fantasy to full-length non-fiction. Website developer by day, writing iconoclast by night.
Sharni - Marketing Manager
Sharni - Marketing Manager
Sharni is a freelance Japanese-to-English translator who holds an MA from the University of Auckland. She is currently editing her novel set in Tokyo where she lived for many years. Watch this space!
Jill - Publications Coordinator
Jill - Publications Coordinator
Jill has a BA/BFA with honours from the University of Auckland. She writes short stories and flash fiction.

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”

Maya Angelou

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