Events 2016

Writers Lounge free lunchtime sessions

13 June 2016 - from noon

Come to  Auckland Art Gallery’s auditorium for a thought-provoking hour with some of Auckland's most exciting writers. Here's the line-up: 

 Monday 13 June 12 noon - The Play's the Thing: turning social issues into drama

Roger Hall, Elisabeth Easther and Albert Belz

host Michelanne Forster  (MKWC 2011 Resident)


Monday 20 June 12 noon - Under the Southern Stars: pacifica voices

Serie Barford, Albert Wendt, James George

host Reina Whaitiri


Monday 27 June - Memoir Revolution

Denise L'Estrange-Corbet and Janice Marriott

in conversation with Deborah Shepard


Monday 4 July - the Emerging Voice: six graduate new writers

presented from AUT and MIT programmes

host Siobhan Harvey


Monday 11 July - an Hour with Charlotte Grimshaw:

talking about the politics of writing

host Iain Sharp


Monday 18 July - Digging for the Truth: journalism in the twenty-first century

Toby Manhire and Dita De Boni

host David Slack

Brought to you by the Auckland Branch of the NZ Society of Authors in association with Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and with assistance from Creative NZ. Whakarongo mai. Come listen.

Please note no food or drinks may be consumed in the auditorium. 

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