Calling all youth writers. Waiheke Library invites you to a writing workshop with the award-winning young adult novelist and short story writer, Nikky Lee.
Limited places, bookings essential. Contact us at email@example.com to book your place
Nikky Lee grew up as a barefoot 90s kid in Perth, Western Australia on Whadjuk Noongar Country.
She now lives in Aotearoa New Zealand with a husband, a dog and a couch potato cat.
In her free time, she writes speculative fiction, often burning the candle at both ends to explore fantastic worlds, mine asteroids and meet wizards. She's had over two dozen stories published in magazines, anthologies and on the radio.
Her short fiction has been shortlisted six times in the Aurealis Awards with her novelette Dingo & Sister winning the Best Young Adult Short Story and the Best Fantasy Novella categories in 2020.
In 2021, she received a Ditmar Award for Best New Talent. Her debut novel, The Rarkyn's Familiar, was released in 2022 and is the first of an epic fantasy trilogy about a girl bonded to a monster.
This event is part of Auckland Council Libraries’ We Read Auckland | Ka Pānui Tātau i Tāmaki Makaurau.