Laura Williamson

laurawilliamson /writer

Laura Williamson is writer based in Central Otago, New Zealand. She is the co-writer of The Blue Moments Project song and spoken word cycle, and her poems have been featured in books, magazines and journals around the world, including the Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2019 and three New Zealand Poetry Society anthologies.

Laura’s first book, The Bike and Beyond: Life on Two Wheels in Aotearoa New Zealand, is out now as part of the BWB Text series from Bridget Williams Books.

She is also the former editor of Spoke, a national New Zealand mountain bike magazine, a frequent contributor to Kia Ora: The in-flight magazine of Air NZ, and is the author of four textbooks on media writing for senior high school students, published by Essential Resources.