Interviews

Interview | Dawn O’Porter
Interviews
October 16, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Interview | Dawn O’Porter

Famed in the literary world for her hugely successful novel, The Cows, Dawn O’Porter is back with her novel, So Lucky, which centres around universal issues facing the modern woman. From self-worth to…

Interview | Mary Macpherson
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October 10, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Interview | Mary Macpherson

Mary Macpherson will be launching her debut poetry collection, Social Media, (The Cuba Press) 6-7:30pm Wednesday 23rd October 2019 with readings by The Meow Gurrrls. All welcome. In the lead…

Interview | Penelope Jackson
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October 9, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Interview | Penelope Jackson

Do you like art, crime, art crime and books? Penelope Jackson’s new book, Females in the Frame: Women, Art, and Crime (Palgrave Macmillan) is being launched at Unity, 6-7:30pm Friday…

Interview | Lawrence Patchett
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October 9, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Interview | Lawrence Patchett

Read Lawrence Patchett’s excellent response to our author questionnaire, including a fine selection of local writing, and join us for the launch of Lawrence’s new novel, The Burning River, 6-7:30pm…

Interview | Hera Lindsay Bird
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September 27, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Interview | Hera Lindsay Bird

Britain’s previous poet laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, heralded New Zealand poet Hera Lindsay Bird as “the most arresting and original new young poet,” and we couldn’t agree more. Her poetry…

Interview | Jane Arthur
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September 25, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Interview | Jane Arthur

We will soon be celebrating the launch of Jane Arthur’s debut poetry collection, Craven, (VUP) 6-7:30pm Tuesday 1st October. Jane shared some excellent books and authors with us and posed…

Interview | Gregory O’Brien
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September 11, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Interview | Gregory O’Brien

We are excited to soon be hosting the double launch for Lost and Somewhere Else by Jenny Bornholdt (VUP) and Always Song in the Water by Gregory O’Brien (AUP), 6-7:30pm…

Interview | Elizabeth Knox
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September 10, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Interview | Elizabeth Knox

Before our launch for The Absolute Book (VUP) 6-7:30pm Thursday 12th September 2019, Elizabeth Knox wrote to us about writing, reading, cooking, elderly cats, Ursula le Guin and Blackburn fever….

John Connolly
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August 29, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

John Connolly

Crime Fiction readers rejoice! John Connolly will be joining us for a lunchtime author talk, 12-12:45pm Friday 13th (!) September. All welcome. Before John reaches our shores he let us…

Elaine Bickell
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August 29, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Elaine Bickell

Unity will be hosting a celebration of Elaine Bickell’s children’s picture book illustrated by Raymond McGrath, The Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo! (Scholastic), winner of the Storylines Joy Cowley…