Remembering Margaret Mahy: A Saturday Symposium

from the IIML Newsletter
Mahy’s biographer Tessa Duder, film-maker Dave Gibson, and writer Elizabeth Knox join a dozen writers and academics from around the country in a day-long series of talks and discussions covering everything from Mahy’s work in the “Ready to Read” primers through to her sophisticated novels for Young Adults.
When: Saturday 22 September 2012, 9am – 6pm

Where: Rutherford House Lecture Theatre 2, Pipitea Campus, Bunny St, Wellington

Registration Cost: $30.00 (registration includes morning and afternoon tea, BYO lunch or try a nearby cafe).

A reminder
We invite applications for the Victoria University of Wellington Writer in Residence 2013. Writers in all areas of literary activity, including drama, fiction and poetry, New Zealand art, biography, history, music, society and culture, are eligible to apply. Applicants should be writers of proven merit and reside in New Zealand or New Zealanders currently residing overseas.
The appointment will be for twelve months from 1 February 2013 to 31 January 2014, with a salary of NZ$50,000.  Applications close 30 September 2012.