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Celebrating 50 years of Margaret Mahy

'It is in the nature of books, that they have the capacity to make you feel powerful about what you can alter and achieve in your life' - Margaret Mahy

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Nicky Pellegrino at the Hamilton Gardens!

Nicky Pellegrino will be appearing at the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival on Saturday 2nd March at 10am. Buy your tickets now.

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Meet Nalini Singh!

Nalini Singh is the internationally bestselling author of the Guild Hunter series and the Psy/Changling series. She was born in Fiji and raised in New Zealand. She spent three years living and working in Japan, and travelling around Asia before returning to New Zealand now - although she's always plotting new trips. She has worked as a lawyer, a librarian, a candy factory general hand, a bank temp and an English teacher, not necessarily in that order. Some people might call that inconsistency, but she calls it grist for the writer's mill.

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Our Crime Writers at Rotorua Noir

NZ's first ever crime writing festival will take place in Rotorua on 27th & 28th January.

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Zoya Patel at Lit Crawl

Zoya Patel is a writer and editor based in Canberra. She is the Founding Editor of independent feminist journal, Feminartsy, through which she publishes the work of writers from across Australia, hosts monthly feminist reading nights, and co-hosts the Read Like a Feminist bookclub. Zoya writes fiction, non-fiction and memoir, and has had her work published in a range of publications including Junkee, Women's Agenda, i-D.co, Right Now, The Canberra Times and more.

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Our writers at WORD Christchurch

Juno Dawson grew up in West Yorkshire, writing imaginary episodes of DOCTOR WHO. She later turned her talent to journalism, interviewing bands before writing for a Brighton newspaper. Until recently, Juno worked as a teacher, specialising in PSHE. She is most proud of her work surrounding anti-bullying and family diversity. In 2014 she became a School Role Model for the charity STONEWALL. In 2015, Juno announced her intention to undergo gender transition and live as a woman.

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