Author Talk: Barbara Else on the Cornerstones of Creativity

7 April 2016 6:00pm — 7:00pm

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Recipient of the 2016 Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal, Barbara Else considers influences on a writer’s creative development, in the year she is recognised for her lifetime achievement and significant contribution to the broad field of children’s literature and literacy.

In partnership with the Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival and University Book Shop Otago, Dunedin Libraries are pleased to welcome Multi-award winning writer and literary agent, Barbara Else. Currently the University of Otago College of Education/Creative New Zealand Children’s Writer in Residence, Barbara Else is the author of twelve novels, six of which are for children. She has also been a mentor for many aspiring children’s writers.

Booking Essential: RSVP to or 03 474 3690

Books will be available to purchase on the night, courtesy of UBS Book Shop, Otago

Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor, Dunedin City Library 

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