Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Friday, August 28, 2015
WRITERS ON MONDAYS - Writing Time: Witi Ihimaera
WRITERS ON MONDAYS
Writing Time: Witi Ihimaera
We’re delighted to present celebrated author Witi Ihimaera in conversation with rising novelist and short story writer Tina Makereti. Ihimaera is joint recipient of the Randell Cottage residency for 2015 (along with Owen Marshall), taking over from Makereti who held the residency last year. While at Randell Cottage Ihimaera will work on the second part of his three-volume memoir, Native Son. Ihimaera will discuss his current work in progress, writing imaginative history, and the impact and importance of writers’ residencies in this country.
DATE: Monday 31 August TIME: 12.15-1.15pm VENUE: Te Papa Marae, Level 4, Te Papa
Writers on Mondays is presented with the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, National Poetry Day and Circa Theatre.
This series is open to the public and free of charge.