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Renee Liang

Dr Renee Liang is a consultant paediatrician based in Auckland, with a special research interest in child health and development. Also a poet, short-story writer, blogger and playwright (Lantern, The First Asian AB, The Bone Feeder), Liang holds a Master of Creative Writing from the University of Auckland, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Drama Studies, as well as her medical qualifications. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, she produced a season of the absurdist farce The Chairs in Cantonese last year. She became a Member of the NZ Order of Merit for Services to Arts in 2018.