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It’s true! David Walliams returns to Auckland on 11 Dec. @dwalliams @harpercollinsnz Tickets on sale now, don’t miss out.
Flashback to our wonderful #awf17 event with the latest Man Booker Prize Winner, George Saunders! Listen to George talk about his winning novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ and catch up on all the events you missed on our Look, Listen ...
Announcing the first names for our #awf18 Schools Programme: @chris_riddell , @alexwheatle , Selina Tusitala Marsh, Dame Anne Salmond and Gavin Bishop! Loads more to be announced with the full programme on 7 February.
Friday Flashback to #walkonhigh with the full #eightthirty Insta Essays now up online at Photo at 8.30 by @aliikramnz
Got some free time? Tune in to past podcasts and videos including this #awf15 session with the legendary Tim Winton.
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A great write up of NZ by #awf17 guest A.N. Wilson in The Spectator. Come back soon!
Podcast from our early event with Armando Iannucci is up! Relive Iannucci discussing some of his funniest work, including #veep, #inthethickofit and #alanpartridge at #awf17.
Don't forget, videos and podcasts of #awf17 and previous years are available on our website. The lovely Ivan Coyote's session is a great place to start! Our Look, Listen & Learn channel is proudly powered by @sparknz
Relive the magic of #awf17 Festival Gala Night. Podcast and video both available on our website now! Our Look, Listen & Learn channel is proudly powered by @sparknz
Loved #awf17? Help us make the Festival even better and go in the draw to win $500 Festival books! Link in bio
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@_tejucole queue 📸 #soldout
Can't get enough of the Auckland Writers Festival!
#aklwritersfestival #awf2017 #auckland #aotearoa #newzealand #immigrantlife #nerdingout
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New York Times photography critic and award-winning novelist and essayist Teju Cole fresh after an #awf17 tour of his twelve favourite photographers. North & South art director Jenny Nicholls learned a thing or two, and took ...
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And so the sun sets on another Auckland Writers Festival.
What a weekend to savour! So many inspiring, generous and thoughtful writers who have given us fresh impetus and knowledge to view the world.
Congrats to ...
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Enjoying the Family Day at Auckland Writers Festival... especially listening to how Lauren Child illustrates and writes her books. I can see lots of collage pictures being made at home this evening by the kids.
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So stoked to have caught @rupikaur_ at the @aklwritersfest performing pieces from #milkandhoney and new works
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There are 8 million stories in the naked city. And at the Auckland Writers Festival they are all love stories!
Today we particularly loved AN Wilson, @_tejucole, @roxanegay74, Michèle A'Court, and Mpho Tutu Van Furth.
How about ...
Great start to #awf17 Family Day
Great start to #awf17 Family Day
Great start to #awf17 Family Day
Witches and Wizards of Auckland Writers Festival #harrypotter
It's Hogwarts here at the festival today! #harrypotter
#repost @alittleink #awf17
Spoken word shining down on me tonight! Cannot wait!!! @aklwritersfest
Important Family Day preparations at #awf17!
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Festival Director Anne O'Brien and Marketing & Development Manager, Tessa Yeoman kicked off a great gala for @aklwritersfest 💁. The lineup continues today and all weekend, including a selection of free events. Just remember to show up early ...
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@aklwritersfest & @aucklandlive Gala Night outfits "wild". #walkonhigh
STEVEN TOUSSAINT #eightthirty #walkonhigh


At home with contingency
breeze arrives like a first
principle. Autumn.

Red leaves welcomed, one
by one, into the yawning
corridor. A season’s calm
demolitions, diminishing
imaginary saturations
of foliage on the threshold.
JONOTHAN CULLINANE #eightthirty #walkonhigh
An extract
“(W)hat is then interesting is to find, in that continuity, the less-obvious: the signs, the markings, the assemblages, the things hiding in plain sight in each cityscape”. Last month I saw a homeless guy ...
ROSABEL TAN #eightthirty #walkonhigh

An extract

Not regret but something like it
My grandmother was a born-again Christian. She had a small room in her house devoted entirely to prayer, and whenever I stayed with her we’d spend hours in ...

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