Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival 2021 revisited

By OAR FM | Posted: Tuesday May 25, 2021

Podcast here https://oar.org.nz/dwrf2021/ and broadcast over the next four Sundays from 5pm on 105.4FM & 1575AM, twenty DWRF events recorded in full. Here are the first five sessions for you to enjoy and share:

THE BOOKS THAT MADE ME: Rose Carlyle, Nalini Singh, and Kyle Mewburn read an excerpt from a significant childhood story and talk about the shaping effect it has had on their adulthood. Hosted by Bridget Schaumann: https://bit.ly/BooksMadeMe

CROSSING GENRES: From paranormal romance to crime thrillers, The New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh talks to Kirby-Jane Hallum about how and why she has crossed genres, and her three most recent releases: Alpha Night, Archangel’s Sun, and Quiet in Her Bones: https://bit.ly/CrossingGenres

THINGS OK WITH YOU?: Lynn Freeman sits down with Vincent O’Sullivan to talk about his recent work, including his new collection of poems Things OK with you? and of course the biographical portrait, Ralph Hotere: The Dark is Light Enough: https://bit.ly/ThingsOKwithYou

NAVIGATING THE STARS: MĀORI CREATION MYTHS: “Step through the gateway now to stories that are as relevant today as they ever were,” invites master storyteller Witi Ihimaera. He talks with Jacinta Ruru about his latest book, Navigating the Stars: Māori Creation Myths, in which he traces the history of Māori people through their creation myths, bringing them to the twenty-first century. https://bit.ly/NavigatingTheStars

NZ CRIME - WHAT'S GOING ON?: Jared Savage and Steve Braunias tackle some of the big questions about crime in Aotearoa and what they have learned in the process of writing about it. With Rob Kidd. https://bit.ly/NZCrime

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