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Saturday 11 June 02:10pm

Off the Page is a performative anthology production composed of extracts from the New Zealand literary canon and devised for the 2022 Featherston Booktown Festival.
Over the course of 40 minutes, the diverse and ...

Saturday 11 June 03:00pm

Dame Fiona Kidman will talk to Noelle McCarthy about the scope and intimacy of her writing over nearly seven decades, including how she writes her own life, from librarian to young writer, researcher to grandmother. ...

Saturday 11 June 03:00pm

Come and hear a diverse range of writers and prominent Kiwis giving their perspective on Aotearoa New Zealand – now and in the future.
How did we get here? What are the urgent issues that confront us now? What do ...

Saturday 11 June 03:00pm

Sonya Wilson is the author of an exciting new children's novel called 'Spark Hunter'– an epic Kiwi adventure fantasy set in Fiordland, with a strong environmental message around the importance of protecting the ...

Saturday 11 June 03:00pm

Roger Steele is a publishing phenomenon in Aotearoa New Zealand.

He has been a publisher of artists, activists, poets, the under-represented and dispossessed for over 25 years – from Hone Tūwhare to Glenn ...

Saturday 11 June 03:30pm

Saturday 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Featherston School Hall. $10 per person.
Soft drinks and nibbles provided.

If you’ve read and re-read JRR Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit *and* binge-watched Peter ...

Saturday 11 June 04:30pm

You’ve written a story and are now wanting to start on a self-publishing path – but are not too sure where to begin or how to go about it?
Local author, Denver Grenell, who has recently started this journey, will ...

Saturday 11 June 05:00pm

Come and hear a diverse range of writers and prominent Kiwis giving their perspective on Aotearoa New Zealand – now and in the future.
How did we get here? What are the urgent issues that confront us now? What do ...

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