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Writers Festival '17

An Explanation of Poetry to My Father

In this new collection Glenn uses hands-on language and humour to explain poetry to his builder father ('a man of few words') - and anyone else not yet captivated with the magic of words...

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Billy Bird

Moving, insightful, lyrical and also at times very funny, this novel is a supple, disarmingly frank exploration of parenthood. Liam and Iris have one son: Billy, a bright toddler puddling about (...) ..

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By Birdlight

One of New Zealand's most outstanding poets and writing talents, Sue Wootton, has released a superb new collection of poetry, By Birdlight. This is her third collection, after the highly praised Hourg..

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Fast Talker

A new collection of poetry by a self-confessed 'ranter', Fast Talker is energetic, contemporary, and filled with an emphatic, punchy political and social awareness. Some of the poems are indeed Egglet..

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Fosterling

A moving, compelling story about society and our reactions to difference, convincingly evoked, beautifully written. A young man is found unconscious in a remote forest. He is over seven feet tall, his..

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Hourglass

Sue Wootton is a newcomer to New Zealand poetry. "Hourglass" is full of wry humour and acute observation...

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Hunting Blind

On a perfect summer's day, at a school picnic beside a lake, a little girl goes missing, leaving a family devastated and a community asking questions. Seventeen years later her sister, Stephanie, is p..

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Landfall 230: Aotearoa New Zealand Arts and Letters

Landfall is a place, a mythic place, a piece of valuable cultural estate, consistently representing over time the robust heritage of Aotearoa New Zealand arts and letters. Landfall 230 maintains the m..

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Landfall 231: Aotearoa New Zealand Arts & Letters

Featured Artists Peter Peryer, Saskia Leek, Ngataiharuru Taepa Writers Nick Ascroft, Shelley Arlidge, Mark Young, C.K. Stead, Jodie Dalgleish, Jessie Puru, Liz Breslin, Claire Orchard, Rachael Taylor,..

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Lives We Leave Behind

In July 1915 the hospital ship Maheno leaves Wellington with seventy New Zealand nurses on board. Addie Harrington and Meg Dutton are assigned to the same cabin. Quiet and cautious, Addie is taken aba..

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Machine Language

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Mad Skillz for the Demon Operators

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North South

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Ribbons of Grace

Ribbons of Grace is set in Arrowtown, a frontier town with an explosive mix of inhabitants, during the Otago goldrush of the 1860s. It focuses on the love affair between Ming Yuet, a young Chinese wom..

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Swimming in the Dark

Serena Freeman is a 15-year-old girl with her life ahead of her. From a dysfunctional family on the wrong side of the law, she is determined to break the mould, escape the prejudices of her community ..

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Tender Machines

In this follow-up collection to the award-winning The Truth Garden, Emma Neale asks where exactly do the personal and the political drop hands? In poems that are engaged, compelling, witty and moving,..

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Thin Boy

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Traces of Red

Rebecca Thorne is a successful television journalist, but her world is thrown into turmoil when her Saturday night programme is axed because of falling ratings. Not only will she lose her job but her ..

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Truth Garden, The

The breath held or expelled in wonder, frustration or delight energises Emma Neale's writing. Poems in The Truth Garden take risks because they need to; in the clamour of family life they have require..

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Twister

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Under the Dundas St Bridge

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You Fit the Description: The Selected Poems of Peter Olds

From the steam of Joe Tui's long-gone Dunedin fish-and-chip shop to a young possum clinging to a plum tree, via substance-fuelled manic narrative, Zen solitude and vivid evocations of childhood, by tu..

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