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NZSA NEW ZEALAND HERITAGE LITERARY AWARDS

Thursday, 29 October 7:00 pm

You're invited to attend the award ceremony for this year's Heritage Literary Awards, hosted by the New Zealand Society of Authors, including readings and a light supper.

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THE QUICK BROWN DOG

Friday, 30 October 12:00 pm

Writers and tutors from the Hagley Writers' Institute launch the latest issue of their journal, The Quick Brown Dog.

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FAMILY TIES: CARL NIXON & CHLOE LANE

Friday, 30 October 1:30 pm

You can't choose your family, or can you? Carl Nixon (The Tally Stick) and Chloe Lane (The Swimmers) discuss their gripping new novels with Kirsten McDougall.

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HERITAGE: HISTORICAL WRITING

Friday, 30 October 10:30 am

AJ Fitzwater and Joanna Orwin are joined by winners of the Heritage Book Awards to discuss their new books, each rooted in New Zealand history.

Book Launch

KO AOTEAROA TĀTOU | WE ARE NEW ZEALAND

Friday, 30 October 5:00 pm

In Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand, writers and artists respond to the questions: What is New Zealand? Who are New Zealanders? With Selina Tusitala Marsh, Ghazaleh Golbakhsh, essa may ranapiri, Donna Miles-Mojab, Mohamed Hassan, Tusiata Avia and more.

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NEW REGENT STREET POP-UP FESTIVAL

Saturday, 31 October 6:00 pm

For a taste of all things wordy, pop in to and about the characterful spaces of New Regent Street. Featuring local and national talent in sessions on body horror, life writing, poetry, science fiction, and more.

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TELL IT SLANT

Saturday, 31 October 3:00 pm

Four writers discuss their approach to truth in their work. With Nathan Joe, essa may ranapiri, Lil O'Brien and AJ Fitzwater hosted by Ray Shipley. In support of Qtopia.

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NGAIO MARSH AWARDS

Saturday, 31 October 4:30 pm

Welcome to the presentation of the Ngaio Marsh Awards for Best Novel and Best First Novel including Becky Manawatu, Christina O'Reilly, Stephen Johnson and Renée.

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EILEEN MERRIMAN: A TRIO OF SOPHIES

Sunday, 1 November 3:30 pm

Eileen Merriman discusses her novels for teens, which often explore sensitive topics, with fellow young adult author Karen Healey.

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