Writing from life, plus music
Come along to The Open Book's monthly cultural extravaganza and find out some secrets.
With talks and performances by:
* Caren Wilton (oral historian, writer, editor and author of My Body, my business
* Deborah Shepard (biographer, latest book The Writing Life)
* Alex Taylor (musician)
Plus Q&A, snacks and even a glass of wine. IKR!
Deborah Shepard and Caren Wilton talk about their recent books based on oral history interviews, and the art of writing from life. Deborah Shepard's book The Writing Life: Twelve New Zealand authors is a series of conversations with leading New Zealand writers. Caren Wilton's My Body, My Business: New Zealand sex workers in an era of change is a collection of life stories of sex workers.
Alex Taylor will play some songs.
Anna Livesey, poet and corporate strategist, will be your MC.
"This is such a worthwhile course where emotional safety and student growth in writing are paramount."
– Marilyn Woolford