Stephanie Johnson MNZM is the author of several short story and poetry collections, plays, adaptations, and numerous award-winning novels. She has received a number of significant awards and fellowships. In 1999 she co-founded the Auckland Writers Festival with Peter Wells.
Events at Word
STEPHANIE JOHNSON: THE DOCTOR WILL SEE YOU NOWSunday, 29th August 10:30 am
How do you know when your novel is finished? You’ve strangled your darlings, polished your finest sentences, put the manuscript away for a month, a year – it’s time to break free! Join Stephanie Johnson for some expert advice, discussion, suggestions and support.
WIT WORLDSaturday, 28th August 2:30 pm
Join Stephanie Johnson and Patrick Evans as they discuss their hilarious new novels, and the art of creating biting satire, with Paul Millar.
CHARLOTTE GRIMSHAW: THE MIRROR BOOKSaturday, 28th August 11:30 am
Few recent books have caused a stir as great as Charlotte Grimshaw’s incendiary memoir The Mirror Book, which tore the lid off one of New Zealand’s most well-known literary families. She appears in conversation with Stephanie Johnson.