THE GREAT LIT QUIZ AND NGAIO MARSH AWARDS
Scorpio Books and WORD Christchurch present The Great Lit Quiz & Ngaio Marsh Awards!
To celebrate NZ Bookshop Day, put together a team of book enthusiasts for a quiz of crime novels and other genres! All tickets gain entry to the invitation-only Ngaio Marsh Awards cocktail party, where the winners will be announced. Read more
When: Saturday, 28 October, 5.30 Ngaio Marsh Awards; 7pm Great Lit Quiz
What: THE GREAT LIT QUIZ AND NGAIO MARSH AWARDS
Venue: Scorpio Books, 120 Hereford St
Price: $80 per table (up to 5 players) by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT WE DO
NEXT FESTIVAL 30 AUGUST-2 SEPTEMBER 2018!
WORD Christchurch presents a huge variety of literary events, from our biennial festival - the largest literary event in the South Island - to one-off events with visiting and local authors. In May we partner with the Auckland Writers Festival for an Autumn Season, and in September on the festival off-year we partner with Christchurch Arts Festival for a series of ideas-based events. Past guests include such luminaries as Eleanor Catton, Anna Smaill, Margaret Atwood, Ivan Coyote, Chris Cleave, David Mitchell, NoViolet Bulawayo, Tim Flannery, Caitlin Doughty, Alexander McCall Smith, Michael Palin, Julia Gillard, Jung Chang, Geraldine Brooks, Ian Rankin, Ruth Reichl and children's sensations David Walliams and Andy Griffiths. Our events bring writers, thinkers and performers together to celebrate the written word and provide an opportunity for audiences to respond to ideas and to meet their literary heroes. Read more