Poetry

Book Launch

BOOK LAUNCH: FIONA FARRELL

Thursday, 29 October 5:30 pm

Join Fiona Farrell for the launch of her new poetry collection, Nouns, Verbs, etc, published by Otago University Press.

Book Launch

BOOK LAUNCH: MOHAMED HASSAN

Thursday, 29 October 6:00 pm

Join Mohamed Hassan as he launches National Anthem, a collection of poetry that explores themes of displacement, nationalism and mental health. With special guests Dominic Hoey, Daisy Speaks and Dietrich Soakai.

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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.

Fiction

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.

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.

Book Launch

TUSIATA AVIA: THE SAVAGE COLONISER BOOK LAUNCH

Saturday, 31 October 8:00 pm

Join Tusiata Avia for the launch of her much-anticipated new collection The Savage Coloniser Book, with special guests Selina Tusitala Marsh and FAFSWAG's Pati Solomona Tyrell. Doors open at 7.30pm.

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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.

Book Launch

BOOK LAUNCH: JOHN NEWTON & BERNADETTE HALL

Sunday, 1 November 6:00 pm

Join Victoria University Press to toast the launch of two new books, John Newton's comic novel in verse, Escape Path Lighting, and Bernadette Hall's poetry collection Fancy Dancing.

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