Sunday, June 07, 2009
NZ AUTHOR STEPHANIE JOHNSON IN LONDON
Thursday 11 June 2009
Centre for New Zealand Studies,
Rm. 330, North Block, Senate House,
Malet St., London WC
This very special event - the Centre's 100th session in a little more than 2 years - is limited to 35 seats and we advise that if you wish to attend that you email your reservation to Tory Straker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event is free and will be followed by a wine reception. Early booking is recommended.
Acclaimed writer Stephanie Johnson will be with us to read from and discuss her work.
She is the author of The Bleeding Ballerina (1987), The Glass Whittler (1989), Crimes of Neglect (1992), All the Tenderness Left in the World (1993), The Heart's Wild Surf (1996), The Whistler (1999), Belief (2000), The Shag Incident (2002, winner of the Deutz Medal for Fiction in the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, 2003), Moody Bitch (2003), Music From a Distant Room (2004), Drowned Sprat and Other Stories (2005), John Tomb's Head (2006), and Swimmers' Rope (2008).
She won the Bruce Mason Playwrights' Award in 1986 and was the recipient of the Meridian Energy Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship in 2000.