On Saturday 8th August, Shirley Library at The Palms Mall, Christchurch will be hosting some of the wonderful authors who are finalists in this year’s New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Karen Healey is a finalist in the main book awards and both Desna Wallace and Natalie King are finalists in the Children’s Choice Award. There are two events for kids and teens that you can come along to for FREE:
- Writing Workshop with Karen Healey, 10.30am to 12.00pm, Saturday 8th August – Join Karen Healey, author of While We Run, for a young adult writing workshop. Recommended for ages 10+
- Fast Track Fiction, 5.00pm to 6.00pm, Saturday 8th August – Join Karen Healey, Joanna Orwin, Desna Wallace and Natalie King as they unlock the secrets of their success as writers. Recommended for ages 10+
You need to book for both of these events, but they are free. To book phone 941-7923.