Meet Our Tutors
We are extremely proud of our tutoring team at NZ Writers College.
Our writing tutors are full-time, professional writers who have won many writing awards, including Qantas Awards, Commonwealth Writers’ Prizes, Montana New Zealand Book Awards, the Reed Fiction Award, Philip K Dick Memorial Award and the Arthur C Clarke Award.
They are passionate about writing and, at the same time, are warm, supportive teachers with years of understanding and experience in assessing writing.
Dianne Tipping-Woods tutors the Writing Articles for Websites and Blogs Course.
Auckland-based Rosemary Hepözden tutors the English Grammar for Writers course and the Copy-editing and Proofreading course.
Ewan McDonald tutors the Travel Writing Course, the Freelance Journalism Course and the Advanced Journalism Course.
Award-winning novelist Andrew Salomon tutors several of our fiction writing courses.
Nadine von Moltke-Todd
Nadine von Moltke-Todd tutors the Business Writing Toolkit
Paul Dunn tutors the Writing for Video Games Course
Award-winning poet Arja Salafranca tutors the Introduction to Poetry Course.
Marian Michaux tutors the Grammar Skills Course.
Award-winning author Helen Brain tutors several of our Creative Writing Courses.
Award-winning author of over 700 published short stories, Ginny Swart tutors the Short Story Writing for Magazines Course.
Di Smith tutors the Copy-editing and Proofreading course.
The award-winning writer Donna Dailey tutors the Freelance Journalism for Magazines and Webzines Course and the Travel Writing Course.
Susan Williams tutors some of the Business Writing Courses.
Mandy Speechly tutors the Copywriting Course.
Fiona Walsh tutors the Writing Articles for Websites and Blogs Course and the Press Release and Media Writing Course.
Lisa Lazarus tutors the
Write Your Memoir Course.
Hayley tutors our Freelance Journalism for Magazines and Webzines Course.
Lorraine Forrest-Turner tutors the Writing SEO Copy for Websites Course
Award-winning novelist Alex Smith tutors the Write a Novel and Literary Short Story Course.
Award-winning author Sonny Whitelaw tutors the Write a Novel Course and the Literary Short and Flash Fiction Course.
Award-winning poet Majella Cullinane tutors the Introduction to Poetry and the Advanced Poetry Courses