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  • SHORT STORY WORKSHOP

    19 June 2021

    11:00am — 1:00pm

    Presented by Majella Cullinane as part of a week of themed events leading up to National Flash Fiction Day, this 2-hour workshop for new and experienced writers focuses on the fundamentals of the short story... Read more…
  • Book Launch: In Bed With The Feminists by Liz Breslin

    19 June 2021

    7:00pm

    We're excited to announce that we'll be releasing Liz Breslin's new poetry collection, In Bed With The Feminists on June 9th!You can pre order your copy now - https://www.deadbirdbooks.com/preorder/inbedwiththefeministsLiz will be performing along with Tāmaki poet,... Read more…
  • Piano Stories with Adrian Mann and Tom McGrath

    20 June 2021

    4:00pm

    Alexander pianos - Room 21/291 Stuart Street

    $20 at the door - includes a reception after the discussion/ performance. $10 for students.
    Limited seating – R.S.V.P. to nffd.dunedin@gmail.com Read more…
  • National Flash Fiction Day

    22 June 2021

    22 JUNE 2021 – National Flash Fiction DayKia ora and welcome to the 2021 celebration of flash fiction in Aotearoa New Zealand!ABOUT NATIONAL FLASH FICTION DAY June 22 is our shortest day of the year —... Read more…
  • The Catch-Up Book Club: Persuasion

    22 June 2021

    6:00pm

    Persuasion | Jane Austen with Emerita Professor Jocelyn Harris, English & Linguistics Discussion will involve Austen’s two ‘cancelled’ chapters, not included in the published work, which can be read/downloaded at https://bit.ly/3uwxhGs The Catch-Up Book Club, presented... Read more…
  • Poetry Book Launch: Meeting Rita, Jenny Powell

    24 June 2021

    6:00pm — 7:30pm

    Cold Hub Press, Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature and Dunedin Public Libraries invite you to raise a glass and join us for an evening of readings and conversation with the publication of Dunedin writer Jenny... Read more…
  • Helen Keller Day: 1 Million Names in Braille

    27 June 2021

    11:00am — 1:00pm

    Helen Keller was born on 27th June 1880 with perfect sight and perfect hearing. So how did she become Deafblind and how did she manage to be such an inspiration around the world? Join us to... Read more…
  • Dunedin Sign Language classes:

    3 May - 29 June 2021

    Introduction to NZSL for BeginnersTutor: Beca HarperEvening ClassMondays: 6.30-8 pmStarting 3/5/21Finishing 28/6/21Otago Deaf Centre, 68 manor place.Cost: $50 for the full 8 weeksPlease contact beca to register at becarees@hotmail.com or text on 0273882905 if you have any... Read more…
  • Sargeson Prize

    1 April - 30 June 2021

    The Sargeson Prize launched on April 1, offering New Zealand’s richest short story prize to local writers, with more than $8000 in prize money available across two categories.Now in its third year, the competition is... Read more…
  • Birds 'n Words

    1 April - 30 June 2021

    JENNY POWELL & KAY MCKENZIE COOKE’S POEMS written in response to SIMONE JACKSON’S PHOTOGRAPHSBotanic Garden Info CentreApril 1 - June 30, 10am-4pm Read more…
  • Visions for Dunedin: Our Heritage, Our Future

    30 June 2021

    6:00pm — 7:00pm

    The Southern Heritage Trust’s regular monthly Visions talks for 2021, in partnership with Dunedin Public Libraries, will be held on the last Wednesday of each month, March to November.JUNE’S SPEAKER: Seán Brosnahan - Looking Back: Making... Read more…
  • Around the World in 80 Tales Storytelling Festival: Winter Tales

    3 July 2021

    11:30am — 2:30pm

    We bring you not one, but three Storytelling Festival events for 2021! Beginning with Winter Tales in July, we invite you to celebrate Dunedin's rich culture with us. Winter Tales may take you to warmer climes,... Read more…
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