Becky talks to local journalist Debbie Jamieson about her award-winning first novel, Auē.
Becky Manawatu (Ngāi Tahu/Pākehā) is a West Coast writer, living in Waimangaroa. Her first novel, Auē, won the Jann Medicott Acorn Prize for Fiction and the Hubert Church Prize for a best first book of fiction at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards in this year. It was also short-listed for the Ngaio Marsh Awards, 2020. She has written essays for Newsroom, E-Tangata, The Spinoff and other online publications. She works as a reporter for the Westport News.
Queenstown Writers Festival
5 – 8 November 2020
Celebrating words, literature and reading in the Queenstown Lakes