Caroline is award-winning author, story coach, presenter, and manuscript maestro. Her debut novel, Golden Days, is a literary gem, and her memoir Ripiro Beach, snagged the 2020 New Zealand Heritage Literary Award. With a Masters in Creative Writing and a past life running a model agency, she spices up workshops on storytelling and creativity. In her artsy realm, she's a funding fairy for Creative New Zealand and a marketing maven for Auckland Writers Festival. Caroline's the wordsmith behind columns for North & South and tales in publications like Condé Naste Traveller. As a book whisperer and manuscript guru, she's dived into over 80 works of fiction and non-fiction, while also moonlighting as a book reviewer and competition judge.