Kirsten Warner

Winner MitoQ Best First Book and Hubert Church Prize For Fiction, Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2019. First novel "The Sound of Breaking Glass" was published by Makaro Press in September 2018. Poetry chapbook "Mitochondrial Eve" was published by Compound Press in August 2018.Former chair Auckland branch NZ Society of Authors. Poet, fiction writer, journalist, editor, researcher and musician. Winner of the 2008 Landfall Essay Competition. Musician and singer with folk-blues band Bernie Griffen and The Thin Men.


  • Adult Fiction
  • Adult Non-Fiction
  • Autobiography / Memoir
  • Feature Articles
  • Freelance Writer
  • Journalism
  • Non-Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Review Writing
  • Short Stories


  • Corporate Writing
  • Competition Judging
  • Freelance Writing
  • Ghost Writing
  • Journalism
  • Novelist
  • Poetry Readings
  • Public Speaking
  • Readings (adults)
  • Research
  • Short Story Writing
  • Subtitling
  • Website Content
  • Workshops (adults)