Sandra Arnold

Sandra Arnold is an award-winning writer who lives in New Zealand. She writes novels, short fiction, flash fiction and non-fiction.

She is the author of The Ash, the Well and the Bluebell, Mākaro Press, NZ; Soul Etchings, Retreat West Books, UK; Sing no Sad Songs, Canterbury University Press, NZ; Tomorrow’s Empire, Horizon Press, NZ; A Distraction of Opposites, Hazard Press, NZ; and The Bones of the Story, Impspired Books, UK. Her short fiction has been widely published and anthologised in New Zealand and internationally.

Sandra was a co-founding editor of the New Zealand literary journal Takahē. She has judged various literary competitions and has received nominations for The Best Small Fictions, Best Microfictions and The Pushcart Prize. She held the Robert Lord Cottage Writers Residency in 2020 and the Seresin/Landfall/University of Otago Writers Residency in 2014. She has a PhD in Creative Writing from Central Queensland University, Australia.

Find more at her website here.

Truth Serum Press will publish Where the Wind Blows in early 2023.

Sandra has also contributed to the anthologies Wrong Way Go Back, Growing Up, Friendship, Love, Cow, and Marriage.