Gulian, Jared

Jared Gulian, author of the delightful memoir Moon Over Martinborough, is an award-winning blogger who works as a web strategist and advisor for the New Zealand government, for which he recently lead aGulian, Jared highly regarded project to produce social media guidelines.

He was born and raised in Michigan and has a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in English. In 2007 he attended the summer Iowa workshop at Victoria University’s Institute of Modern Letters. His website is

After a number of years spent working in the north of Japan, and then Tokyo, he and his partner moved to Wellington in 2003 and now have dual New Zealand/US citizenship. They produce the award-winning Moon Over Martinborough olive oil from olives grown in their Martinborough olive grove, and have a popular blog by the same name.