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I’m sometimes called upon to talk about my work, my personal story, diversity, disability, the creative life, self-publishing, the gothic and the macabre, or other aspects of my current projects.

On this page, you’ll find some of my recent press clippings and appearances.

If you’re a journalist or media-type person and you’re interested in talking to me, get in touch at

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About Only Freaks Turn Things Into Bones, my Kickstarter children’s book about a grim reaper who gets bullied.

I grew up being bullied. Now I’ve written a book to help kids like me. A deeply personal essay about this project I wrote for The Spinoff.

I went on Radio New Zealand’s Nine Till Noon show with Kathryn Ryan to talk about bullying, writing, and why we chose a grim reaper as the main character. It was so much fun and I’ve been buzzing from the interview ever since. You can check out a recording on the RNZ website.

Blind and Bullied: Now a bestselling author, Steff Green’s next book is personal. did a huge feature about the book and my story as a kid who was bullied.

I wrote a piece about learning to write for children on The Big Idea.

Attitude Live featured a write-up about the book, as did Arts Access Aotearoa.

General features about me and my writing

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A recent article about me in the NZ Women’s Weekly.

A recent piece I wrote on The Spinoff about the erasure of disabled characters in fantasy fiction.

Steff Green – shaping a new generation of readers. A profile of me and my work on Arts Access Aotearoa.

About my role as an alternative wedding celebrant

Alternative wedding celebrant and author Steff Green officiates gothic ceremonies – article about weddings and romance books on the Daily Mail.

Green’s fantasy books and brides – article on about my journey to becoming a successful self-published author, as well as the gothic weddings I perform.

Appearance on Breakfast TV – I was invited onto NZ’s morning show Breakfast to talk about ‘surprise’ wedding ceremonies.

Under the Spotlight: Steff Green, gothic wedding celebrant – feature on Rock’n’Roll Bride.