Meet the Kiwi author
Angela Walker specialises in writing creative non-fiction. Her first book, a true Second World War story, was published in the UK in 2017. An Olympian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist herself, Angela’s next book was Ideals Are Like Stars: The Dame Yvette Williams Story, published by David Bateman, April 2022. Her writing has also appeared in Newsroom, Stuff, NZ Herald, and The Spinoff. A runner-up in the Joy Cowley Awards in 2018, Angela went on to write AH-CHOO! – a children’s picture book illustrated by Ross Hamilton and published by David Bateman, June 2023.