What's On


  • Once Upon a Sunday: Sing me a story

    7 May 2017

    2:00pm — 2:30pm

    Join us for stories and songs in our special New Zealand Music Month celebration with Kat Anna Fiddle - local storyteller Kaitrin McMullan and musician Anna Bowen.
    Come and make a kazoo to play in our... Read more…
  • Poets on Place

    9 May 2017

    7:00pm

    An examination and celebration of what ‘place’ means to artists and residents of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
    How is poetry and indeed art informed by a sense of place? Does art in turn define place, Dunedin writer Ian... Read more…
  • Live Writing

    9 May 2017

    6:45pm — 7:45pm

    Join Dunedin Writers’ Workshop at City Library to hear readings from the works of some of their successful writers, performed by Suitcase Theatre.
    Ground Floor, City Library
    FREE Read more…
  • Book Talk: Julia Marshall, Gecko Press

    13 May 2017

    11:00am — 12:00pm

    Meet the New Zealand publisher of curiously good children’s books – the delightful Gecko Press.
    Julia Marshall is in town and ready to share the secret of how she selects books for publication, how Gecko Press... Read more…
  • Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival 2017

    9 - 14 May 2017

    Watch this space... Read more…
  • Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival

    9 - 14 May 2017

    The Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival has an embarrassment of literary riches lined up for you this May. We’re gathering over 80 writers, illustrators, performers and chairfolk together for 36 events: workshops, panel sessions, poetry... Read more…
  • Author Talk: Max Harris - The New Zealand Project

    22 May 2017

    6:00pm

    Brought to you in partnership with Bridget Williams Books and the University Book Shop, join us for a sparkling debate, chaired by Professor Janine Hayward, as author Max Harris discusses politics in New Zealand today... Read more…
  • Book Night: 15 Minutes of Frame

    23 May 2017

    5:00pm — 5:30pm

    Celebrate Dunedin writer, Janet Frame, by dedicating 15 minutes reading her works on Book Night.
    Book Night is a fun, nationwide event organised by the Book Discussion Scheme to encourage the love of reading.
    Pick up a... Read more…
  • Book Night: Children's Read Along

    23 May 2017

    5:00pm — 6:00pm

    Celebrate Book Night by reading for 15 minutes!
    Book Night is a fun, nationwide event organised by the Book Discussion Scheme to encourage the love of reading.
    Choose a book, read and we’ll send a selfie of... Read more…

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