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Events

Book Launches
Author Events
Literary Events
Slam Poetry

We regularly host book launches and author events both at the bookshop and elsewhere. We also host live poetry readings, play and book readings, and Slam Poetry!

Who can attend?

Everyone is welcome to attend these informal and enjoyable gatherings. An RSVP isn't necessary to attend, but is helpful for catering purposes.
We can inform you about literary events we are hosting. Simply email us: events@unibooks.co.nz


Upcoming Events

Keep checking or sign up to our event newsletter: events@unibooks.co.nz

Tuesday 22 October

CATCH UP BOOK CLUB
Explore classics you've always meant to read, plan to read, have no intention of reading but want to know more about, in informal discussions lead by lecturers from the University of Otago's Department of English and Linguistics. Come along from 6pm, have tea/coffee, biscuits and chat with other bookish types, with the discussion starting at 6.30pm.
Tuesday 22 October, 6pm for 6.30 start, University Book Shop: Professor Liam McIlvanney, of the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies, discusses The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, by fellow Scot, Robert Louis Stevenson
Queries and RSVP:  events@unibooks.co.nz

Tuesday 19 November
CATCH UP BOOK CLUB
Explore classics you've always meant to read, plan to read, have no intention of reading but want to know more about, in informal discussions lead by lecturers from the University of Otago's Department of English and Linguistics. Come along from 6pm, have tea/coffee, biscuits and chat with other bookish types, with the discussion starting at 6.30pm.
Tuesday 19 November, 6pm for 6.30 start, University Book Shop: by special request, a seasonal treat! A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, introduced by Dr Grace Moore
Queries and RSVP:  events@unibooks.co.nz


Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival

The next Festival will be held May 2021. Visit www.dunedinwritersfestival.co.nz and sign up for the e-newsletter to keep informed about the Festival and any occasional 'pop-up' events throughout the year. 


Publishers / Authors

University Book Shop are happy to discuss your event or book launch, and help with book sales and/or the promotion of your event held offsite. Please email events@unibooks.co.nz for further information.

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