Supported by Creative Hastings and Te Mata Estate Winery
20, 21, 22 March 2009
The event includes other outstanding New Zealand writers from around the country.
The festival includes a night of food and wine at Clearview Estate Winery, a conversation with a panel of writers at the Hastings Library and a Night of Pleasure in association with Te Mata Estate at The Assembly Room, Hawke’s Bay Opera House.
CK Stead (pic left)- acclaimed NZ novelist, poet and columnist
Peter Wells - author, film writer and director, member of the NZ Order of Merit for services to literature and film
Sarah Quigley - award winning poet and novelist now living in Berlin
Michelle Leggott - New Zealand Poet Laureate 2008
Martin Edmond - film script and non fiction writer resident in Sydney Roger McDonald - Australian author, winner of Miles Franklin literary award 2006
John Saker - New Zealand wine writer, Cuisine and author of How to Drink a Glass of Wine
Catherine Bell - author of two cook books and editorial director of award winning Dish magazine
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