The University of Otago Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne has just announced the seven recipients of the Arts Fellowships for 2016. Barbara has been awarded the College of Education/Creative New Zealand Writer in Residence.
Barbara, who has written six novels for children and six for adults, says she wants to use the time to write a children’s novel that begins in ancient times and moves to a contemporary New Zealand sea-side settlement.
Well done Barbara – that is such good news
And keep watching this space next week for a review of Barbara’s latest book published by Gecko Press – The Knot Impossible to be launched in October. Number Four in the Fontania series.