Dr Carol Dawber is an established, experienced and versatile writer who enjoys working with clients to realise their dreams. She is the author of 17 books and is a skilled interviewer, editor and indexer.
Local Availability: Happy to travel NZ-wide, prefer working in South Island.
Carol is a former journalist who has been a fulltime freelance writer for 20 years and in that time has written 17 books (including three fiction) in her own name, edited 25 others and written television scripts (Shortland St). She specialises in local and family history, biography, industry and organisation history and is the managing editor of River Press. She has an PhD (English) from Canterbury University. She is a member of the Writers’ Guild, the National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ) and the Australia New Zealand Society of Indexers (ANZSI) and has worked extensively in these fields. She has basic skills in Te Reo Maori and is available for shorter contracts including academic writing and copy editing.
- Dawber, Carol and Hilary Haylock. Major Bob: the life and times of Robert Adams Wilson of Rangitikei. River Press, Dunedin, 2010
- Dawber, Carol. Ambitious Fun; the journey of GirlGuiding NZ. GirlGuiding NZ, Christchurch, 2008
- Dawber, Carol and Cheryl Win. Between the Ports; Collingwood to Waitapu. River Press, Dunedin, 2008
- Dawber, Carol. Lines in the Water, A history of Greenshell Mussel Farming in NZ. NZMFA/River Press, Picton, 2004
- Dawber, Carol and Cheryl Win. Ferntown to Farewell Spit. River Press, Picton, 2003
- Dawber, Carol, Guides Alive, the Nelson Story. Guides Nelson Archives, Nelson, 2002
- Dawber, Carol, Inheriting the Dream, Co-operative Dairying in the Tasman Region. River Press, Picton, 2002
- Dawber, Carol, The Jacksons of Te Awaiti. River Press, Picton, 2001
- Dawber, Carol and Cheryl Win, North of Kahurangi, West of Golden Bay. River Press, Picton, 2001
- Dawber, Carol, Collingwood To The Heaphy Track. River Press, Picton, 2000
Carol Dawber, 12 Market St, Picton 7220, NZ
Ph: 03 5736942
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