About Me

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Professional Bio

Stella Peg Carruthers is a writer, artist and eco-lifestylist from Aotearoa New Zealand. She is currently working on her first novel. A cross-genre coming of age tale, it explores the power of literature to change lives as well as the nature of family.

Stella works part time in an academic library and in student support services at her local university. She also runs her own freelance business as a creative practitioner. She has had a number of poems published both in print and online and her work has been long listed for a number of national and international short story competitions. She has three personal essays due for release in 2021.

Stella holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from Victoria University of Wellington.

She resides in Wellington, the city she was born in. Stella is deeply interested in sustainable living practices and enjoys gardening, knitting, yoga and cooking in her spare time. She also presents workshops on eco life-styling and textile crafts at her local community education centre.

She is available for freelance writing projects, both creative and commercial in nature as well as cross-media creative collaboration and facilitation. She also offers customised sustainable living workshops for individual clients in both community and corporate contexts.

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But she doesn’t do Twitter!