Queenstown Writers Festival Presents: Novels of Maxine Alterio
Dunedin novelist and short story writer Maxine Alterio in conversation with poet Claire Beynon will discuss her writing career including her recent novel, The Gulf Between. This riveting story of family secrets, suspense and a menacing showdown under the shadow of Mount Vesuvius even has a link to Queenstown.
Maxine has written two other historical novels, Ribbons of Grace (2007), and Lives We Leave Behind (2012). She has a PhD in Creative Writing from Victoria University of Wellington.