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Student wins writers’ mentoring award

Xiaole Zhan (Year 12) has been selected by the New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) as one of four students from across the country to be given a place on their Youth Mentorship Programme.

The NZSA Youth Mentorship Programme was established in 2010 to foster and develop emerging writing talent around New Zealand with the support of established authors. As part of the award, Xiaole will have the opportunity to develop her writing skills under the guidance of four of New Zealand’s finest professional authors.