Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Word Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival - authors featured in the media

Our authors in the media

What a great couple of weeks it’s been for our authors grabbing media attention, in radio, TV and print. Here’s just a selection of what is available online so you can do some research and discover someone new before the festival kicks off tomorrow night!


Damon Young on debunking the myth that exercise is anti-intellectual on Nine to Noon and in the Sunday Star Times

Richard King on offence in The Press

Diane Setterfield on her success in The Press

Nic Low on fiction, non-fiction and his Bookwallah Tour through India on Nine to Noon
Reed Kroloff talks architecture and rebuilding cities on Kim Hill

Ben Uffindell announces on Back Benches that The Civilian Party will be running in East Coast Bays

NoViolet Bulawayo on Nine to Noon 

Doc Drumheller on Standing Room Only

Survivor Poetry auditions on Afternoons on Radio NZ National

Another mesmerising Anis Mojgani video

Kristin Hersh talks to Vicki Anderson in The Press

Tracy Farr talks fiction and theremins on Plains FM

Davinia Caddy’s latest classical music slot on Kim Hill

Gerard Smyth, director of Aunty & the Star People, who will be appearing at the festival with “Aunty” herself, Jean Watson, in The Press.

Gap Filler’s Ryan Reynolds (Red Zones, Green Frames and Blueprints) on the new book Once in Lifetime, on TV3

Ruth Reichl on Breakfast Television

And Nicky Hager… well, pretty much everywhere. Here’s a round-up


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