New Feature: Podcasts
We are delighted to announce a new feature on our website: PODCASTS.
We will be recording just some of the best of WORD Christchurch events, so you can revisit them if you were lucky enough to see them, or hear them for the first time if you weren't. First up: six sessions from our Shifting Points of View sessions in the Christchurch Arts Festival. Whether you listen at your desk, out walking, or doing the gardening, enjoy these stimulating, thought-provoking and entertaining discussions on North Korea, Imaginary Cities, Effective Altruism, Belonging, Perversion and Sovereignty. Simply go to the 'podcasts' tab at the top of the page. Read more
Paul Cleave wins the Ngaio Marsh Award
Paul Cleave became the Crown Prince of antipodean crime writing when his thriller Five Minutes Alone was awarded the 2015 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel on 4 October.
Paul Cleave, an internationally bestselling author, made history when his “gritty and thoroughly absorbing” novel that “evokes complex feelings about retribution and morality” was revealed as the winner before a packed hometown crowd at The Court Theatre. Read more
An Evening with Geraldine Brooks
WORD Christchurch and Bookenz, in association with Hachette NZ, are proud to present an evening with Pulitzer prize-winning writer Geraldine Brooks, in conversation with Morrin Rout.
With more than two million copies of her novels sold, Australian-American author and journalist Geraldine Brooks has achieved both popular and critical acclaim. She has worked for the Wall Street Journal, where she covered crises in the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. In 2006 she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her novel March, which imagines the life of the patriarch of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic Little Women, who leaves behind his family to aid the Union cause in the Civil War. Read more
When: Wednesday, 18 November, 7.30pm
Who: Geraldine Brooks
What: In Conversation
Venue: Merivale Lane Theatre, 10 Merivale Lane
Price: SOLD OUT SORRYBuy Tickets