Joni Nelson

Joni Nelson is a writer, organiser and candle-maker based in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland). A creative all-rounder, she has been a producer, performer, poet, director and then some. Joni has spent the last four years making space for other people, as co-founder of queer and trans creative arts organisation Breaking Boundaries, but left in March 2019 to focus on her own creative pursuits. Her first play 8 Reasonable Demands was commissioned and performed by Auckland Theatre Company.