|23 May 2001|
Enviable Line-up For Books And Beyond
In association with the Press Books and Beyond Festival the Christchurch City Libraries will present seven hour-long events in association with The Press Books and Beyond Festival.
and international writers, the An hour with
series will run
in the Great Hall at the Arts Centre from Wednesday 30 May to Monday 4 June.
The first session
will see Noel Virtue talking with Stevan Eldred-Grigg. Nick Earls will talk
with Mike Yardley on Thursday 31 May.
combinations will be Roger Horrocks discussing Len Lye; Michael Bassett talking
about Peter Fraser; and a session with Barbara and Chris Else which will be
chaired by Joe Bennett.
Two panel sessions
will round off the series. On Monday 4 June Boys Own will
feature Carl Nixon, James Brown and Chris Else talking about being male and
writing fiction. This will be followed by Inspirational Women -
a panel of women writers reading from the work of women who inspire them.
long events provide a wonderful balance of interests. There is something for
male and female, novel and short-fiction fans, budding biographers and promising
poets, says Christchurch City Libraries Promotions and Publications
Specialist, Vicky Heward. The opportunity to hear these authors is not
to be missed, she says.
Each session will cost $2 at the door. Event details are available from all libraries, in the Books and Beyond programme and on the Christchurch City Libraries Website - http://library.christchurch.org.nz.
Vicky Heward, Promotions & Publications Specialist, Christchurch City Libraries, 03 372 7845