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Literary goings on

September 29, 2015

Hello Tararua-ians!   There are some interesting events happening during October, if you feel like crossing the Line southward into Wairarapa District:

 

Author Reading DINAH HAWKEN Sunday 4 Oct 3pm Carterton Events Centre

A leading NZ writer, she will read from her new book “Ocean and Stone” and discuss her writing process. Plus a short open mic. Publisher: Victoria University Press

Entry by Koha/donation. More about Dinah Hawken: http://vup.victoria.ac.nz/brands/Dinah-Hawken.html

 

booktownBOOKTOWN  Fri Oct 16 – Sun Oct 18

Featherston, is transforming into NZ’s first Booktown which is an antique book roadshow plus more. Bookbinding workshops – letterpress – children’s books – literary treasure trail – and more.   Most events are free but all the details are available at   http://www.booktown.org.nz/

 

KOKOMAI CREATIVE FESTIVAL  Fri Oct 16 – Sun Oct 25

A range of events & performances across Wairarapa music – literary – theatre – comedy – photography exhibitions – dance – book launches & more. Authors appearing include

Patricia Grace – Thurs 22 Oct 7pm, Hedley’s Books

Roger Horrocks – Sat 24 Oct 2pm, Aratoi Museum

Gaye Sutton – Sun 25 Oct 2pm, Almo’s Books

See the whole programme here: http://kokomai.co.nz/

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