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Words on a Small Island - Waiheke Book Festival 9-12 October

Words on a Small Island - Waiheke Book Festival 9-12 October

Book lovers, art lovers and readers & writers, don’t miss an inspiring four days in the company of award winning authors, films, non-fiction writers and performance poets.

The Waiheke Book Festival opening on Friday 10 October with opening address by Peter Wells. Art followers can join Jeff Thomson with his exhibition of work and book celebrating three decades of his work “Corrugations”.

Maritime Adventurers include Graeme Lay’s “James Cook’s New World” and Bruce Ansley with the updated version of Johnny Wray’s “South Seas Vagabond”, plus books with Stephen Roger Fischer and Michael Corballis.

We have a Pink Books celebration of memoirs with Peter Wells and Aorewa McLeod at The Oyster Inn on Saturday 11 October.

Enjoy wine, memoirs & photographic books along with acclaimed photographer and conservationist Craig Potton, wine writer John Saker and well-known Aucklander, Sir Bob Harvey at the gala lunch at the beautiful Mudbrick Vineyard and Restaurant on October 12.

This year’s inspiring workshops include hand-made books with Beth Serjeant, creative writing with leading poet and tutor Cliff Fell, and writing your story and memoir with Lindsey Dawson.

With something for everyone, this year’s festival promises to be the best yet!

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