Tabatha Wood lives in Wellington, New Zealand. A former English teacher and school library manager, they now teach from home and write in their spare time.
Born in Whitby, North Yorkshire, Tabatha has always had a passion for writing tales of the strange and gothic, coupled with a deep love for the land and the sea. They strongly encourage the use of writing and creativity for positive mental health, and they manage an online group for women to support them achieve their goals.
Tabatha also runs workshops in Wellington through their writing group WELL-WRITTEN, a collective which aims to encourage and empower all members.
Their debut collection DARK WINDS OVER WELLINGTON was shortlisted for a Julius Vogel Award for Best Collected Work, 2020.