Our calendar is full of book events and opportunities for writers organised by bookish groups throughout Aotearoa. Whether it’s a festival, book launch, award, grant, poetry reading or live storytelling event, never miss a book event or writers' opportunity in your community again!
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Hold the date! NZ Bookshop Day for 2022 is scheduled for Saturday 8 October.
Tauranga's biennial ESCAPE! festival will (hopefully!) take place in October this year.
Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture, 2022
Speaker: Dame Fiona Kidman
Wednesday 12 October 2022
University of Waikato
Start time: 5.30 pm
Yarns in Barns is the Wairarapa's biennial literary festival for the community with a distinctly rural twist. Bringing together some of New Zealand’s best writers, poets and storytellers for two weeks of events held in an eclectic range of venues across the region. From bookshops to libraries, wineries to wildlife centres and of course, it goes without saying – barns!
Next event: 15-24th October 2022
Coromandel writer Des Hunt is visiting schools in Taranaki this month.