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Upcoming Events

  1. Lee Murray in Conversation

    Winner of the Laura Solomon Cuba Press Prize, Lee Murray will be in conversation with Kathryn Burnett discussing her new book Fox Spirit on a Distant Cloud.

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  2. Book Launch: Bad Archive

    All are welcome to celebrate the launch of Bad Archive by Flora Feltham at Unity Books, Wellington.

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  3. The Marlborough Book Festival 2024

    An annual weekend of wonderful writers and curious audiences in beautiful Marlborough. 25 to 28 July 2024.

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  4. Books Alive Finalists Events for Wellington Schools

    Free Books Alive events, featuring a selection of the finalists in the 2024 New Zealand Book Awards for Children & Young Adults with sessions for upper primary, intermediate, and secondary school students.

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  5. New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults winners announced

    The ceremony to announce the 2024 winners of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

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  6. Balance in children's and young adult literature in NZ: a Storylines Trust Panel Event

    A Storylines Trust Panel Event in conjunction with Hamilton Book Month

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  7. National Poetry Day

    National Poetry Day will be held on Friday

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  8. WORD Christchurch Festival

    Ideas, stories, kōrero, books.

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  9. RAWA 2024: Readers and Writers Akaroa Festival

    The RAWA festival site is live and registrations are open!

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