Julia Owen

Julia Owen (1960 -) I have always written and as a child sent poems and short stories to the children's pages of papers and magazines. Writing became serious for me when, in 1996, I took a six month course called 'Te tuhi tuhi ma nga tamariki, 'Writing for children in Maori and English' at Rawene Polytech, tutored by Janine McVeagh. Janine was a wonderful teacher and by the end of the course I had completed a children's picture book that was published in both Maori and English, as well as...See more