Sandy McKay is a writer of fiction and non-fiction for all ages.
Teaching Notes are available for many of Sandy’s books.
Sandy conducts a range of writing courses and is also available for tutoring
Sandy McKay was born and raised in Dunedin, New Zealand.
As a child she always knew she wanted to write but didn’t know quite how or where to start. After leaving school at the beginning of the seventh form she decided to try her hand at waitressing, fruit picking and various office jobs.
Then, at the age of 22 she enrolled at University of Otago and completed a BA (majoring in Political Studies) in 1984. After completing her degree Sandy opened a fruit shop, which she ran until her first child was born, in 1987.
It was then she began teaching herself how to write…