An Evening with Jane Smiley
Don’t miss this very special event, presented in partnership with the Auckland Writers Festival.
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley is the author of numerous adult and YA novels such as A Thousand Acres, Moo and Horse Heaven, as well as five works of non-fiction including 13 Ways of Looking at the Novel. Her latest book, Golden Age, is the final installment of the multi-generational Last Hundred Years trilogy set in 20th century America. Jane will appear in conversation with Morrin Rout. Read more
When: Monday, 9 May, 7.30pm
Who: Jane Smiley, Morrin Rout
What: An Evening with Jane Smiley
Venue: Christchurch Art Gallery - Te Puna o Waiwhetu
Price: $20 (service fees apply)Buy Tickets
ANIS MOJGANI RETURNS
We are delighted to welcome back Anis Mojgani and his ‘fiercely hopeful word arias’ in March 2016.
Anis surprised and enthralled audiences at the 2014 WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival, gathering followers throughout the festival, selling out his final performance and all of his books. Now you have another chance to catch him. Read more
When: 17 & 19 March, 2016
Who: Anis Mojgani
What: In performance
Venue: Wunderbar & Christchurch Art Gallery
Price: $20/$15Buy Tickets
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