Stephanie de Montalk

Author photo: Ebony Lamb

Stephanie de Montalk is a poet, novelist, memoirist, and biographer. She has also worked as a nurse and documentary film maker. For her first poetry collection, Animals Indoors, she received the NZSA Jessie Mackay Best First Book of Poetry award at the 2001 Montana New Zealand Book Awards. In 2015 she received a Nigel Cox Award at the Auckland Writers' Festival, for her widely acclaimed memoir How Does It Hurt?

 

Her poetry collection As The Trees Have Grown is published by Te Herenga Waka University Press in 2023.

Stephanie de Montalk