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Thousands flock to country’s largest writers festival

Monday, 21 May 2018, 9:39 am | Auckland Writers Festival

Women and men of all ages and children young and old flocked to the Auckland Writers Festival this week, which broke its own record with more than 74,000 seats filled across six days of tremendous conversations, performances, speeches and stand-up ... More >>

2018 Auckland Writers Festival

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 7:38 pm | Auckland Writers Festival

The country’s largest literary showcase, the Auckland Writers Festival, brings a world of stories and ideas to the city from the 15th to the 20th May, offering laughter, knowledge, ideas and inspiration for audiences of all ages with more than ... More >>

New Zealand’s Largest Literary Festival Opens Tomorrow!

Monday, 15 May 2017, 1:21 pm | Auckland Writers Festival

The 17th Auckland Writers Festival opens tomorrow, in its most ambitious programme yet, which sees more than 40 international writers, historians, scientists, radicals and thinkers team with the world’s largest showcase of New Zealand literary talent ... More >>

Largest Literary Festival Launches Expansive Programme

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 9:57 am | Auckland Writers Festival

The 18th Auckland Writers Festival takes to the sea, the pavement, festival halls and a glittering pop-up venue in its most ambitious programme yet, which sees a record 42 international writers, historians, scientists, radicals and thinkers team with ... More >>

Students to Join Internationally Renowned Authors

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 12:01 pm | Auckland Writers Festival

Students from three South Auckland schools will attend the Auckland Writers Festival Schools Programme and receive one-on-one mentoring, gratis, in an initiative aimed at fostering Māori and Pasifika writing talent. More >>

Auckland Writers Festival 2016 Breaks All Records

Monday, 16 May 2016, 10:59 am | Auckland Writers Festival

The City of Sails placed itself at the heart of the written world this week as the Auckland Writers Festival broke its own record, with 63,000 seats filled. More >>

Star-Studded Literary Line-up for Auckland Writers Festival

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 3:09 pm | Auckland Writers Festival

Booker and Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, a British knight of the realm, feminist icons, literary funny men, blockbuster children’s writers, together with some of the world’s best political, historical and philosophical thinkers, join many of ... More >>

Low-Decile School Students to Join Auckland Writers Festival

Monday, 22 February 2016, 1:04 pm | Auckland Writers Festival

Students from three low-decile schools will be rubbing shoulders with international and local writers at the 2016 Auckland Writers Festival Schools’ Programme thanks to the generosity of two passionate festival supporters. More >>

Auckland Writers Festival 2015 Breaks All Records

Monday, 18 May 2015, 9:48 am | Auckland Writers Festival

With more than 60,000 seats filled, and an estimated 20 percent increase in ticket issues, the 2015 Auckland Writers Festival has broken all records. More >>

Record Numbers at Auckland Writers Festival

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 11:44 am | Auckland Writers Festival

Record numbers are expected to attend the country’s biggest festival of words and ideas, the Auckland Writers Festival, which opens today. More >>

Literary Giant Haruki Murakami Headlines Writers Festival

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 9:34 am | Auckland Writers Festival

One of the world’s most lauded and elusive literary greats, Haruki Murakami , will appear at this year’s Auckland Writers Festival which takes place from 13-17 May at the Aotea Centre. More >>

World-Renowned Surgeon And Writer Atul Gawande

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 1:45 pm | Auckland Writers Festival

One of the world’s most respected health science writers, Dr Atul Gawande , is coming to New Zealand as a guest of the 2015 Auckland Writers Festival. More >>

Anthony Horowitz at Writers Festival’s Schools’ Programme

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 10:58 am | Auckland Writers Festival

Globally-celebrated British author of Alex Rider fame, Anthony Horowitz, award-winning US young adult novelist Laurie Halse Anderson, best-selling Australian writer and national treasure Morris Gleitzman, internationally-acclaimed NZ singer/songwriter ... More >>

Anthony Horowitz Headlines Festival’s Schools’ Programme

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 11:19 am | Auckland Writers Festival

Globally-celebrated British author of Alex Rider fame, Anthony Horowitz, award-winning US young adult novelist Laurie Halse Anderson, best-selling Australian writer and national treasure Morris Gleitzman, internationally-acclaimed NZ singer/songwriter ... More >>

2014 Auckland Writers Festival Breaks All Records

Monday, 19 May 2014, 11:43 am | Auckland Writers Festival

2014 Auckland Writers Festival Breaks All Records With more than 50,000 attendees and a 45 percent increase in ticket sales compared to last year, the 2014 five day Auckland Writers Festival which closed this evening, has been declared a triumph. ... More >>

John Marsden, Eleanor Catton Headline Schools’ Programme

Monday, 10 February 2014, 4:44 pm | Auckland Writers Festival

Australian ‘national treasure’ John Marsden, multiple award-winning German fantasy author Cornelia Funke, our very own Booker Prize winning author Eleanor Catton and globally lauded writer, Lloyd Jones are just a few among the global and local line-up ... More >>

Auckland Writers Festival Announces Alexander McCall Smith

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 1:05 pm | Auckland Writers Festival

Auckland Writers Festival is thrilled to advise that internationally bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith will be a guest of this year’s Auckland Writers Festival. More >>

 

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