Born: Established: 1953 Auckland ;
Cathie Dunsford is the director of Dunsford Publishing Consultants, a firm that specialises in promoting the publication of Pacific literature. A former Fulbright scholar, Dunsford has taught writing, literature and publishing at Auckland University. Dunsford has edited numerous anthologies of feminist and lesbian writing selected from Australasia and the Pacific region. Her Cowrie series of novels has been published in English, German and Turkish.