Jane Woodham is a writer of long and short fiction. She began to write in 2006, and in 2009 and 2010 was a finalist in the Bank of New Zealand Katherine Mansfield Short Story Competitions. In 2010 she was Highly Commended in the Page and Blackmore Short Story Competition. Her work has been published in the Otago Gaily Times, and in 2014 the New Zealand Society of Authors granted her a mentorship with the writer Paddy Richardson. Jane’s first novel will be published in 2015.