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: email@example.com
Keep checking or sign up to be on our event newsletter: firstname.lastname@example.org
BOOKLAUNCH: 3-5pm, Sunday 23 April, Mercy Parish Centre, St Patrick's South Dunedin, 32 Macandrew Road. Windows on a Women's World
EVENING EVENT: Hit and Run: A Conversation with Nicky Hager, 7-8.30pm Thursday 27 April, Otago Museum. Buy tickets here
SLAM POETRY: Free poetry slam hosted on the first Thursday of every month here at the book shop. Next is Thursday May 4th 7pm-8.30pm. Hosted by the Dunedin Slam Collective
Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival
You can hire the Bookshop for your launch, fundraiser, or meeting with a point of difference.
Outside of our opening hours the shop can seat 30-40 people theatre-style, or accommodate 100 people (approx.) standing.
Publishers / Authors
University Book Shop can host your event or book launch, and help with book sales and/or the promotion of your event held offsite. Please email email@example.com for further information.