Thursday, February 27, 2014
Janet Frame Memorial Lecture, 2014.
Celebrated and much-admired children’s author and illustrator
Gavin Bishop (ONZM) delivers the 2014 Janet Frame Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the New Zealand Society of Authors in association with the New Zealand Festival and City Gallery Wellington.
For over 30 years, the lives of children and grown-up children have been shaped by the books of Gavin Bishop. His literary “state of the nation” lecture entitled The Mouth of the Whale (The Power of Pictures) will focus on illustration and its place in literature.
Gavin will be introduced by the Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown. Everyone is welcome to attend the lecture at the Adam Auditorium, City Gallery Wellington 6.15pm on March 10th. Doors open at 5.45pm, admission is free.
For further information please contact Executive Director Jackie Dennis on (09) 379 4801