New Zealand Society of Authors – Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa (Pen NZ) Inc

Our mission is to actively and responsibly support and represent the interests of all New Zealand’s writers and the communities they serve.

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Sofia is a bilingual literary editor, with experience in short stories and full length novels. Her services include proofreading, line editing and structural revisions, both in Spanish and English, and she provides advice on how to improve your manuscript. You can reach out to her through her email,, or visit her website ( for more information.