Publishing Programme Leader (on leave)
Odessa Owens has worked in publishing for over a decade, making award-winning books for Te Papa Press until 2015, when she began to run the Whitireia publishing programme. She has a BA in English Language and Linguistics, and completed the Diploma in Publishing in 2004. In 2016 she was the convening judge of the PANZ Book Design Awards. Odessa is currently on parental leave.