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  • Poems in the Waiting Room Poetry Competition

    • Unpublished Poems • Up to 25 lines • Open Theme
    Best unplaced Dunedin poet prize: $75 Book VoucherFirst: $175Second: $150Third: $125ENTRY Fee $5 per poem, or $10 for 3 poemsPoems must be typed on one side... Read more…
  • Author Talk: Gregg Hurwitz

    28 February 2017

    6:00pm — 7:30pm

    Join New York Times best-selling US writer Gregg Hurwitz as he chats to Vanda Symon about his latest high-octane thriller, The Nowhere Man.This follow-up to Orphan X delves more into Hurwitz’ lone-wolf action hero, Evan... Read more…
  • Sammie's Sea Week Colouring Competition

    21 February - 2 March 2017

    Celebrate sea week!
    Pick up an entry form and colour a super picture of Sammie and his friends to go into the competition to win a copy of Joanne McDougall’s beautiful picture book, A Southern Tale.... Read more…
  • My Dad's Boy

    11 February - 4 March 2017

    The Fortune Theatre 2017 season opens with an exciting new play My Dad’s Boy by award-winning twentysomething playwright Finnius Teppett. Peter used to play for Otago and in 1985 despite a loss to the Lions... Read more…
  • Keeping it in the Family: British and Irish Literary Generations 1770-1930

    9 December 2016 - 17 March 2017

    Not every great writer is a solitary genius. As a child, Charlotte Brontë created the imaginary world of Angria with her brother Branwell. William Wordsworth borrowed from his sister Dorothy’s diary to create one of... Read more…

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