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Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2022
Presenter Biography


Rose Northey

Rose is an illustrator, poet and comedian living in Karori, Wellington. In poetry she is the 2020 runner up of the New Zealand National Poetry Slam and in illustration she is the 2021 winner of the Gavin Bishop Storylines award for previously unpublished children’s book illustrators. The Lighthouse Princess, illustrated by Rose can be found in children's book stores and Rose’s comedy and poetry routines can be found in many bars and theatres in Wellington and beyond.

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