Sarina Dickson is a writer, artist and educator based in Christchurch, New Zealand. She has enjoyed a varied and creative working life, with collaborations in publishing, mental health and wellness, education, illustration, social enterprise and public art.
Currently her working week is spent writing (and rewriting) children's fiction, editing the Write On School For Young Writers' magazine and designing and delivering story-based education resources.
Sarina finds inspiration in the natural world, in connection with others, and in the lines of Leonard Cohen, Reb Fountain and Mary Oliver. Sarina holds a Bachelor of Education and a Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning.
"The world is violent and mercurial-it will have its way with you. We are saved only by love-love for each other and the love that we pour into the art we feel compelled to share: being a parent; being a writer; being a painter; being a friend." - Tennessee Williams