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Author talk and powhiri for Kelly Ana Morey

Author talk and powhiri for Kelly Ana Morey


Join Ngati Whatua, the Devonport Library Associates and the Michael King Writers’ Centre to welcome author Kelly Ana Morey (Ngati Kuri) to Devonport.

Kelly Ana has combined her love of writing with her love of horses in her latest novel about the famous race horse Phar Lap. Her book explores why Phar Lap meant so much to people, why he became a Depression-era hero and national icon, and the compulsion that drives people who love horses. An award-winning author, Kelly Ana has written four novels, three social histories, a memoir, short stories and poetry. She holds the Maori Writer’s Residency at the Michael King Writers’ Centre this year.

When: Thursday June 26, 2014

Time: 7 pm powhiri, 7.45 – 8.15 pm drinks and nibbles, 8.15 – 9 pm author talk

Where: Depot Artspace, 28 Clarence St, Devonport

All welcome, free

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