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Viewing entries posted in April 2015

YOUNG WRITER’S FESTIVAL IN JUNE CONFIRMED FOR DUNEDIN

Posted by on 26 April 2015

New Zealand finally has an annual festival produced by, and for, our young and emerging writers.

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DUNEDIN WRITERS AND READERS FESTIVAL MAY 5 - 10

Posted by on 25 April 2015

Dunedin has a swag of top international and national authors converging on the city in May for the Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival (May 5-10). 

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A Sense of Wonder Reading, Writing and Publishing Children’s Literature

Posted by on 14 April 2015

The University of Otago Centre for the Book is delighted to announce its 2015 annual symposium in Dunedin, New Zealand’s UNESCO City of Literature. The event will feature an opening lecture by Julia Marshall, an Otago graduate and editor of the very successful children’s publisher, Gecko >Press, on Thursday evening at the Dunedin Public Library. Friday will be devoted to panel presentations at the College of Education on the University campus presenting current research on chidren’s literature. Abstracts are invited for twenty-minute presentations on any aspect of children’s literature, though preference will be given to proposals focusing on the following themes:

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