Starry, Starry Night

The stars will be shining on this most electrifying, energising and eclectic evening of the festival. Come and sample a little of what’s on offer for Christchurch’s biggest weekend of literature and ideas. Seven of our international stars will entertain you, make you think, make you smile and make you dream. Hosted by ardent booklover John Campbell.


Joseph Hullen (NZ) Ngāi Tahu storyteller

Robin Robertson (Scotland) Poet, The Long Take

Yaba Badoe (Ghana/UK) Documentary film-maker and author, A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars

Hollie McNish (UK) Poet, Nobody Told Me, Plum

Rajorshi Chakraborti (NZ) Novelist, The Man Who Would Not See

Philip Hoare (UK) Author, Leviathan, RisingTideFallingStar

Sonya Renee Taylor (USA) Poet, The Body is not an Apology


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Friday 31 August
Isaac Theatre Royal 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm $34/32 (Service Fees Apply - Tickets from Ticketek)
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