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Book Launch: Letter to 'Oumuamua by James Norcliffe

Wednesday, 25 January 2023 10:16am

Join us to celebrate the launch of Letter to 'Oumuamua by James Norcliffe. Launching at Scorpio Books on Thursday 23 February. Arrive from 5:30pm for a 6pm start. To be launched by Erik Kennedy.

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Tina Makereti wins 2022 Landfall Essay Competition

Wednesday, 23 November 2022 2:12pm

Tina Makereti has been announced as the winner of the 2022 Landfall Essay Competition with her striking essay about her journey surviving breast cancer. Lumpectomy is an exploration of the body and its boundaries. In writing that is both poised and honest, Tina shares what surprised her about cancer and what she learnt from it, and seeks out answers to many of the questions that her experience has brought up regarding healthcare in Aotearoa.

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Dunedin Poetry Workshop and Reading with Joanna Preston

Wednesday, 16 November 2022 3:23pm

Join us for a two-day Dunedin poetry workshop lead by Joanna Preston, winner of the Mary and Peter Biggs Award for Poetry in the 2022 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. We're also hosting a free public poetry reading with Joanna Preston and special guest poet, James Norcliffe.