Planned for Manawatu Writers’ Festival 2018

Planned for Manawatu Writers’ Festival 2018 –

Just a few to tease you ….

A Steam Punk Novelist talks about the emergence of Steam Punk writing.

A Panel of speakers presenting a session on ‘Writing Family History’.

Crime writers talk about crime writing in New Zealand.

Readings from authors.

‘Kaituhituhi’ – Maori writing today.

A workshop designed for people who get distracted or bogged down by research.

The ethics of using other people’s stories – suitable for any non-fiction writer: writers interviewing people or collecting anecdotes, including family history writers, biographers, memoirists.

Alive and Kickin’ – performance and readings form poets who’ve lived long enough to have a few things to say about a life rich in experience.

Young poets and story tellers.

Short-short story workshop.

Many more will be added as the programme shapes up. We may be in for a few surprises.
Debates, performance, comedy, seminars and workshops.

And don’t forget the famous Poetry Night at Murray’s Irish Public House, with Ceol Manawatu a lineup of poets on Monday September 10th.