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Wai Word : events in Wairarapa

September 13, 2019

 Rawiri Smith, storyteller, presents “Environmental Writing as Voice”, at the Community Courthouse, 60 Holloway Street, Carterton. Free entry.


WRITING WORKSHOP WITH PIP ADAM
AS PART OF THE KOKOMAI CREATIVE FESTIVAL

Saturday 12th October, 10.30 – 1.30pm
Acclaimed author Pip Adam is highly regarded for her skills in facilitating creative writing workshops. The author of The New Animals (which won NZ’s top fiction prize at the 2018 Ockham Book Awards), I’m Working on a Building, and Everything We Hoped For (NZ Post Best First Book Award). The emphasis of this workshop will be on building skills to equip participants to reflect on their writing work. Note: venue is not accessible to wheelchairs. Adults only.
Aratoi Meeting Room (above i-Site)
Corner of Dixon & Bruce Streets, Masterton 
Tickets @ i-Sites and online: 

https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2019/writing-workshop/masterton
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Presented by Wairarapa Word and Kokomai.
Supported by Masterton Creative Communities Scheme.
Photo: Victoria Birkinshaw

WAIRARAPA WORD
A free and friendly way to meet other writers.
Supported by Carterton Creative Communities Scheme unless otherwise stated.

For information, or to volunteer, contact Almo’s Books: 379 7103.
Our Facebook page is here at this link.

COMING UP @ WAI WORD 
6 OCTOBER – Environment & Te Ao Māori with Rawiri (Ra) Smith 
12 OCTOBER – Writing workshop with
Pip Adam as part of Kokomai (this event is sponsored by Masterton Creative Communities Scheme)
3 NOVEMBER – Tour of Outdoor Poems (in Masterton) with Chris Daniell
1 DECEMBER – End of Year Gathering at Almo’s Books / Page 42 Cafe

OTHER WRITING / BOOK EVENTS in September

Tuesday 17 September
12.30-1.30, “First Map” Book Launch with Tessa Duder

at Aratoi, 12 Bruce St, Masterton.
Meet Tessa Duder and hear the story of how James Cook charted Aotearoa New Zealand. Presented by Hedleys and HarperCollins. Free entry. Please RSVP: 
sales@hedleysbooks.co.nz / 06 378 02875

Tuesdays, 17 September – 3 December 
1:30-4:30 p.m, Carterton Library’s Writer in Residence: Free writing coaching sessions
Author and writing coach Catherine Cooper offers  one-hour sessions at the library for individuals or small groups. All styles and genres are welcome, although her focus is on fiction and memoir writing. Telephone (379 4080) or visit the library (open Mon-Sat) to reserve your place. Supported by Carterton Creative Communities Scheme.

Tuesday 24 September 
3.30-4.30pm – THE BOOK LOVERS CORNER on Arrow FM (92.7fm)

A radio show on 4th Tuesday of month, and available online anytime!
https://www.arrowfm.co.nz/programmes/show/94/the-book-lovers-corner-/
Presented by Almo’s Books

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