Author/Editor: Renée


Renée has written six novels and seventeen plays, a collection of humorous articles (Yin & Tonic), and a guide to writing memoir, Your Life, Your Story.  She has contributed to various anthologies and collections.

As well as writing, Renée enjoys teaching. She teaches Creative Writing at Whitireia Community Polytechnic, Wellington, and when time allows, tutors workshops (writing a novel and/or plays) all round New Zealand.  She teaches an annual workshop, Your Life Your Story, for the Cancer Society of New Zealand (Wellington Branch). 

Her novels include, Kissing Shadows (2005), The Skeleton Woman (2002), The Snowball Waltx (1997), Does This Make Sense to You? (1995), Daisy and Lily (1993) and Willy Nilly (1990).

Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Skeleton Woman, The

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Renate Klein

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   Pared down to cold hard facts, surrogacy is the commissioning/buying/ renting of a woman into whose womb an embryo...

The Pimping of Prostitution

The Pimping of Prostitution

Julie Bindel

This book examines one of the most contested issues facing feminists, human rights activists and governments around the...

I'm the Girl Who Was Raped

I'm the Girl Who Was Raped

Michelle Hattingh

I am the statistic that I read about. I am the thing I always feared most. I am rape.

That morning, Michelle had...

Dark Matters : A novel

Dark Matters : A novel

Susan Hawthorne

In a dawn raid, Kate is arrested. She is imprisoned, beaten, kept awake and tortured. She has no idea what has happened...

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