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Writers Festival: Festival full of praise for women writers
Writers Festival: Festival full of praise for women writers

Three important writers, all women over 65, were given separate standing ovations yesterday at the Auckland Writers Festival…

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Writers Festival: Peter Alsop's infectious enthusiasm
Writers Festival: Peter Alsop's infectious enthusiasm

Day two of the Auckland Writers Festival opened at the Auckland Art Gallery with collector Peter Alsop's infectious enthusiasm…

Aussies discuss their backyard
Aussies discuss their backyard

Three Australians – cartoonist Michael Leunig, writer John Marsden and artist Rod Moss – chewed over the question of whether…

Auckland Writers & Readers Festival

Writers Festival: Packed session for McCall Smith
Writers Festival: Packed session for McCall Smith

What a treat to see Scottish writer Alexander McCall Smith in his packed-out Saturday session.

Writers Festival: Explorer seeks excitement

Perky Cambridge-based explorer and historian Huw Lewis-Jones blew some much-needed levity into the day.

Writers Festival: Small details reveal bigger picture for Dutch historian

Dutch historian Frank Dikotter, based in Hong Kong, has spent year immersed in the horrors to be found within China’s open…

Audience left star-struck

Eleanor Catton correctly picked John Campbell's star sign backstage before stepping out in front of a record-breaking crowd…

'It's pretty scandalous'
'It's pretty scandalous'

The Government is "extremely aware'' of the full extent of drone attacks by the United States, it has…

Writers Festival: Book club

Five of our most acclaimed writers tell us about the books that changed their lives.

Thinking outside the book

Danielle Wright talks to the talented folk behind the brand new Family Day at the Auckland Writers Festival.

Writers festival: What Irvine Welsh's mother thinks of his latest novel

If writers are rock stars, "this man beside me is Johnny Rotten", said Noelle McCarthy by way of sassy introduction of Irvine…

Writers Festival: Shocked visitor offers city tips

When one of the audience asked British architecture critic Jonathan Glancey what he thought of Auckland's Unitary Plan…

Thrill for Kiwi writer
Thrill for Kiwi writer

Writer Elizabeth Knox was yesterday awarded a $100,000 grant to write a memoir based on her experiences…

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Sit back, relax and... scream
Sit back, relax and... scream

On a tropical break, Steve Braunias muses about how it's always worth finding something horrifying to read on your holiday…

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