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Frank Sargeson Lecture by Elizabeth Knox

Community Notice - Frank Sargeson Lecture by Elizabeth Knox

The 14th annual Frank Sargeson Memorial lecture will be held next Wednesday (October 12th) at 5.30pm.

14th Annual Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture
‘Seeing Us Safely Nowhere’ to be presented by Elizabeth Knox
Lecture begins 5.30pm, light refreshments to follow from 6.30pm
S.1.04 (S Block), the University of Waikato, Hamilton

Fiction as blender and centrifuge, as the weather inside the house, as maelstrom and wormhole. What we hope it can do to and for us, and where it can take us. In this lecture, the novelist, essayist, and memoirist Elizabeth Knox will talk about the freedoms and strictures of fiction and non-fiction. She’ll explore the notions of subject-matter, audience, and authenticity – then she’ll kick them around the room and talk about getting away with writing crazy stuff, and why anyone would want to. Elizabeth is the author of twelve novels and three novellas.

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