Recent Acorn Foundation Prize winner Becky Manawatu on her extraordinary novel Aūe, chaired by Emma Espiner.
Becky Manawatu exploded onto the literary landscape last year with her book Aūe, a story of broken family. Steve Braunias called it the best book of 2019: 'a deep and powerful work, maybe even the most successfully achieved portrayal of underclass New Zealand life since Once Were Warriors.' It went on win the 2020 Ockham awards for both best first novel and best novel.
This event is part of WORD Christchurch Spring Festival 2020.
Concession tickets are only available to Gold Card holders, students with ID and unwaged.
COVID-19 update. Ticket allocation is for the current Alert Level. If there is a change back to Level 2 at the time of the festival, tickets purchased under the original Level 2 requirements will be given preference. Refunds will be processed by Eventfinda for tickets no longer valid under updated conditions.