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Auckland: Award-winning authors with Jennifer Ward-Lealand

Award-winning authors ‘in conversation’ with Jennifer Ward-Lealand

Free Public Event – Auckland

Mark the date in your diary - New Zealand Post Book Award-winning writers of 2012 will be speaking at a free author event in Auckland on Thursday 2 August.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear New Zealand’s best writers come together to discuss their books, love of writing, new projects, inspirations and challenges and the books currently on their own ‘must-read’ lists.

Readers can hear the Book of the Year winner, Fiction, Poetry, Illustrated Non-fiction, General Non-fiction winners and the People’s Choice Award winner live in conversation with Jennifer Ward-Lealand. An audience question and answer session will follow, and copies of the authors’ award-winning books will be available for purchase and signing.

Winners of the NZSA Best First Book Awards will also be present and available to sign copies of their books at the event.

Visit for a list of the 2012 New Zealand Post Book Awards finalists.

Meet the 2012 New Zealand Post Book Awards Winners in conversation with Jennifer Ward-Lealand
Auckland, Rendezvous Hotel (Room 1), 71 Mayoral Drive, Thursday 2 August, 12.15pm- 1.45pm



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