Writer and teacher Annabel Wilson is from Wānaka, and currently lives in Lyttelton. Her poetry has been widely published and her plays have been performed at Dunedin UNESCO Cities of Literature Short Play Festival, Festival of Colour, BATS Theatre, and Te Pou, and recorded for RNZ.
Annabel’s first book, Aspiring Daybook, won the NZ Mountain Book and Film Festival Best Fiction award (2018) and was long-listed for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards (2019). Annabel is also a recipient of the RAK Mason Fellowship at NZ Pacific Studio, the AAWP Emerging Writers’ Prize, and a residency at Robert Lord Writers’ Cottage.
Annabel Wilson at DWRF 2021:
At the Drop of a Hat