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, May 25, 2018
THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THE 2018 AUCKLAND WRITERS FESTIVAL
THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THE 2018 AUCKLAND
2018 Programme was our most ambitious yet: hosting over 230
novelists, playwrights, song writers, scientists, historians,
children’s writers, illustrators, journalists and poets from all over
record attendance of 74,000 this
Festival was the most diverse yet, spanning continents and cultures and
reflecting the interests of people across all age groups. Audiences
came from all over New Zealand and across the world, and left inspired
by stories of change and hope, and a deeper understanding of the role
they, as individuals, can play in the world.
And now, straight
into the planning for next year...
We hope to make next year’s event even better and you
can help us do that by giving us your feedback. We would be very
grateful if you would take a few minutes to complete a short
survey about your 2018 Festival experience, which will
help to inform our planning for 2019.
The demographic information we collect also helps us to
secure grants and funding for future Festivals, so we are
extremely grateful for your help.
To thank you for your support and feedback, everyone who
completes the survey below will go into a draw to win 10 free
tickets* to the next Auckland Writers Festival, 14-19 May 2019.
*10 General Event tickets. These can be used by one
person or shared among friends and can be redeemed for one event,
or multiple events.
If you would
like to talk in more detail, to discuss this year's event or
to make suggestions for the future, please don't hesitate to
contact us by phone on (09) 376 8074 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org