Tabatha Wood


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.

Where to find Tabatha Wood online


Beach Glass & Old Bones
Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2020. Categories: Poetry » Female authors
A collection of poems with a strong focus on belonging, becoming and mental health.
All the Laird's Men
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
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Monsters, military and mayhem. A ragtag trio of Scottish soldiers meet their match at Loch Ness when they're sent on what might end up being their last ever mission.
RISE: a Collection of Poems
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Female authors
A collection of personal poems by writer and artist Tabatha Wood. Poems about motherhood, family, old friends, spiritual journeys and the sea.
Dark Winds Over Wellington: Chilling Tales of the Weird & the Strange
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Horror and speculative fiction author Tabatha Wood, invites you to the Coolest Little Capital, where the wild winds will drive you to madness, the Beehive lives up to its name, and the coffee isn’t all that it seems. Inspired by Wellington legends and folklore, these thirteen original short stories will drag you on a chilling journey through the eerie, the weird and the strange.

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belonging    family    folklore    horror    life    loch ness    love    mental health    military    monster    mother    nessie    ocean    personal growth    poetry    scotland    sea    speculative   

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