Cloud Ink is an independent publishing collective based in Auckland, New Zealand. We use a collaborative process to publish high-quality works across a range of genres.
Executive Team - Liz Allen, Dione Jones, Helen McNeil, Linda Pattullo, Tina Shaw
Website - Thalia Henry
Support Team - Bronwyn Calder, Trisha Hanifin, Kerry Harrison, Jennifer Lane, Kirsty Powell
Advisory Board - James George, Mary McCallum
Liz Allen has a background in finance, business management and publishing newspapers. For six years she was CEO of the NZSA. She was on the board of NZ Book Month and the Michael King Writers Centre and was one of the coordinators of Auckland Art Gallery's Winter Writers series.
Dione Jones works mainly from home in South Auckland surrounded by family, polo ponies, sheep and dogs. She is writing her next novel, though it gets side-tracked by helping to publish other New Zealand novels.
Helen McNeil worked for 25 years as a psychologist. Her novels are A Place to Stand and A Striking Truth which won the 2017 Bert Roth Labour History Award.
Tina Shaw is author of publications for children, young adults and general readership. She is a manuscript assessor, tutor of creative writing and editor of the NZSA quarterly publication NZ Author. Her novel, Ephemera, was published by Cloud Ink Press in 2019.
For most of her working life, Linda Pattullo worked for a legal publishing firm as a legal analyst and lectured in law. She worked closely with editors, engaging, and working with various authors on legal texts. Linda is now an enthusiastic and critical reader of anything except legal texts.