About me


Barbara Graham, freelance publishing services, Wellington, NZ

I’m a freelance publishing professional with years of experience in print and digital publishing. I’ve worked for New Zealand publishers Bridget Williams Books, Te Papa Press, Victoria University Press and Playmarket, as well as the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment and the EQC.

Wellington, New Zealand.

Singing, music, theatre, literature, language, travel, food, French language and culture, social sciences, biological sciences, marine sciences, New Zealand history, New Zealand contemporary issues.

Diploma in Publishing (Applied), Whitireia; BMus (Performance Voice) and BSc (Marine Biology), Victoria University of Wellington; AMusA, AMEB; ATCL, Trinity College.


  • PANZ internship, Whitireia New Zealand, Wellington, 2014
  • 1st place, Alliance Française Song Competition, Wellington, 2013
  • 1st place, Concours de Festival de Musiques et Langue Françaises, Paris, France, 2010
  • 1st place, Napier Aria, Napier, 2010
  • Lankhuyzen/Whetu Kairangi Masonic Trust Award, Freemasons NZ, Wellington, 2009
  • Mona Ross Scholarship, New Zealand School of Music/VUW, Wellington, 2009
  • Mary McHardy Scholarship, New Zealand School of Music/VUW, Wellington, 2008

Editorial and publishing coordinator; opera and musical theatre singer/performer; freelance publishing professional.