Fiona Farrell has won writing awards for her poetry, fiction, drama and non-fiction, including the Creative New Zealand Michael King Fellowship for works prompted by Christchurch’s earthquakes and reconstruction. She has also received the Prime Minister’s Award for Fiction and the ONZM for Services to Literature.
Events at Word
TE PAPA ŌTĀKARO WALKSaturday, 31 October 10:00 am
Take a walk along the Ōtākaro river and encounter poets and storytellers whose works are engraved there. With David Eggleton, Frankie McMillan, Fiona Farrell and Bernadette Hall, led by Joseph Hullen.
BOOK LAUNCH: FIONA FARRELLThursday, 29 October 5:30 pm
Join Fiona Farrell for the launch of her new poetry collection, Nouns, Verbs, etc, published by Otago University Press.
LANDMARKS: SYDNEY, TURNER, MARSHALLSaturday, 31 October 12:00 pm
Grahame Sydney, Brian Turner and Owen Marshall offer a love song to the South Island, in particular Central Otago, with Fiona Farrell.