Auckland Writers Festival is excited to announce their 2020 Winter Series.
Commenced at 9am on Sunday 3 May and running live once a week for 13 weeks, three writers including at least two from the 2020 programme will chat with series host Paula Morris, read from their work, and answer audience questions.
Episode 13: 9 am, Sunday 26 July
Featuring: Ann Patchett, Colin Thubron, Maggie O'Farrel and Rose Lu. Full bios below.
All episodes will be available for later viewing via the Auckland Writers Festival website.
About: AWF - 2020 Winter Series
Featuring a star-studded writer line-up which includes Bernardine Evaristo, Ann Patchett, Neil Gaiman, Barbara Ewing, Richard Ford, Elizabeth Knox, Robert Macfarlane, Philippe Sands, Lisa Taddeo, Alan Bollard, Chanel Miller, Freya Daly Sadgrove, Simon Armitage, Maggie O’Farrell, Deborah Eisenberg, Wallace Shawn, Caroline Barron, Amy McDaid, Anthony Byrt and more.
This series provides an opportunity to champion New Zealand and international books that were to feature at the now-cancelled May Festival, which viewers will be able to purchase through a bookseller link. Look out for a few special surprises too.
The Online Winter Series finale features prize-winning writer and one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people, ANN PATCHETT with 'The Dutch House', travel writer and one of Britain’s finest wordsmiths, COLIN THUBRON on 'Night of Fire', acclaimed Irish-British novelist MAGGIE O'FARRELL with historical fiction 'Hamnet' and NZ's ROSE LU with essay collection 'All Who Live On Islands'.