Monday, May 25, 2009

Storylines Children’s Literature Charitable Trust of New Zealand presents the
Heritage Hotels Seminar Series
A Passion for Poetry
Featuring Steven Herrick (Australia) and Paula Green (NZ)
10-12 June 2009

The Heritage Hotels Seminar Series features award-winning Australian poet and novelist Steven Herrick (pic left)– a YA and children’s specialist and performance poet (Do-wrong Ron, By The Naked River, Naked Bunyip Dancing), in conversation with New Zealand’s Paula Green – poet for adults and children (Flamingo Bendalingo, Macaroni Moon, Making Lists for Frances Hodgkins).

Seminars will be held in Auckland on 10 June at the Heritage Hotel, Wellington 11 June at the Mckenzie Theatre, Capital E and Christchurch 12 June at the Heritage Christchurch.
All seminars begin at 7pm. The seminars are always in high demand, with tickets selling out in past years so get in quick and book your tickets.
The events are of particular interest to writers, teachers, librarians, parents and children’s literature aficionados with this year’s focus on poetry.

Tickets are available online at with a special Heritage Hotels prize draw for early bird bookings at each location. Tickets also available from Jabberwocky Children’s Bookshop in Auckland, and The Children’s Bookshop in Wellington and Christchurch. Storylines member or student with ID $20, non-member $25.

Storylines Festival
The Storylines Festival of New Zealand Children’s Writers and Illustrators will be held in August this year.
Meet the authors and illustrators of some of the best-loved children’s books as part of this year’s Storylines Festival in August. With exciting events in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Northland, Kiwi kids around the country have the opportunity to share the joy reading can bring.
See the website for further details.

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