Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Tuatara Open Late: Book Club with Emily Perkins - Thursday 3rd March 7.30pm

Unity Books and the City Gallery Book Club warmly welcome you to

Tuatara Open Late: Book Club
with Emily Perkins

Thursday 3rd March 7.30pm
City Gallery Wellington
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City Gallery Book Club returns with host Emily Perkins and her panel of writers Pip Adam, Megan Dunn and Damien Wilkins. They discuss Writers Week and influence.

The exhibition Julian Dashper & Friends is a show about conversations: between the local and international, between artists, between friends. Taking their cue from the exhibition, City Gallery Book Club host Emily Perkins and her party of writers and readers looks at how writers influence each other, focussing on some of the featured authors in Writers Week.


Emily Perkins

Emily Perkins’ books include Not Her Real Name and Other Stories, Novel About My Wife and The Forrests. She is an Arts Foundation Laureate. Emily hosted TVNZ7’s books programme The Good Word and is a co-convenor of the MA in Creative Writing at Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters.

Megan Dunn

Megan Dunn received an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia in 2006, graduating with distinction. Her art writing has appeared in a number of publications including Art News, Circuit, Eyecontact, Metro, New Zealand Books and The Listener.

Pip Adam

Pip Adam's work has appeared in Sport, Glottis, Turbine, The Lumiere Reader, Hue & Cry, Landfall and Blackmail Press.
She completed a manuscript for a full-length work based on the creative component of her PhD which became her novel I am Working on a Building, published by Victoria University Press.

Damien Wilkins

Damien Wilkins is the Director of Victoria University's International Institute of Modern Letters.
He is the author of ten books, including the novels The Miserables, and Nineteen Widows Under Ash.

Unity Books will be on-site selling books

For more information, please visit the City Gallery website here.

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