Jared Davidson


An archivist by day and author by night, Jared Davidson is a writer based in Wellington, New Zealand. His work has appeared in The Guardian, Overland, History Workshop Journal, Labour History, Radical Futures, The Spinoff and other publications. ‘Dead Letters’ won the Bert Roth Award for Labour History, was shortlisted for the W.H. Oliver Prize for best book on any aspect of New Zealand history and longlisted for the Ockham New Zealand Book Award for General Non-Fiction.


  • Archiving
  • Public speaking
  • Publication production
  • Research
  • Writing


  • Labour