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Les Belles Etrangéres

Each year, with great generosity, the French government promotes the literature of one country. In 2006, New Zealand was chosen. French journalists visited New Zealand and wrote articles about New Zealand literature for publication in France. A documentary film was made about the 12 writers who were chosen to tour France as part of Les …

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Pages for the Stage

Amelia Herrero-Kidman’s book of poems Pages for the Stage is drawing a lot of interested comment. Her writing is described as that of ‘a contemporary urban voice, city wise and street wise, full of knowledge about how the other side lives in flats and Wellington’s older houses and suburbs.’   Here is an extract from …

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Wellington Writers Walk sculpture

Designed by award-winning Wellington typographer and graphic designer Catherine Griffiths, the concrete ‘text sculptures’ are placed at various points along Wellington’s waterfront.  Each sculpture contains a quote by a well-known New Zealand writer with strong Wellington connections and was developed by the Wellington branch of the New Zealand Society of Authors. At Freyberg Beach, on …

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