03 March 2018

Women Changing the World: Opening night, featuring Anahera Gildea, Maraea Rakuraku, Michele A’Court, Charlotte Wood, Charlie Jane Anders, Renee, Annabel Langbein, Selina Tusitala Marsh, Patricia Lockwood, Kim Hill and Harry Giles, Jenny Bornholt, Louise Wallace, Tayi Tibble and Marianne Elliot.


9 March 2018

Electric Eclecticism: Francis Spufford in conversation with Ingrid Horrocks

Graphically Personal: Sarah Glidden and Mimi Pond, chaired by Sarah Laing

Science and Magic: Charlie Jane Anders, Intan Paramaditha and Cory Doctorow

Cousins Talk It Out: Tusiata Avia and Victor Rodger

Political Pricking: Sonny Liew, Sharon Murdoch, Toby Morris and Jonathan King discuss cartooning

With Salient Urgency – Former and current editors of Salient discuss their experiences in order to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the student paper. Featuring, Roger Steele, Bill Logan, Sarah Robson, Toby Manhire and more.


10 March 2018

Beautiful Fantasy: Charlie Jane Anders discusses fantasy and sci-fi with AJ Fitzwater.

Elizabeth Knox and Francis Spufford discuss writing and religious experience.

Teju Cole: Teju Cole in conversation with Paula Morris about his book, Blind Spot.

Tikanga Now: Emma Espiner, Morgan Godfrey and Mamari Stephens in discussion with Paula Morris about tikanga.

Blazing Stars: Hera Lindsay Bird and Patricia Lockwood in discussion with Charlotte Graham-Mclay

Outer Space Saloon Salon: Sci-fi inspired reading at NZFW 2018. Featuring, Queen Olivia Lucretia-Bourgeois Connie st Redfern Ⅲ, Charlie Jane Anders, Chris Tse, David Larsen, Ian Tregillis and Harry Josephine Giles


11 March 2018

Draw Your Weapons: Sarah Sentilles in discussion with Jo Randerson.

Midwestern Memoir: Patricia Lockwood discusses her book, Priestdaddy, with Kim Hill.

Through a Child’s Eyes: Ursula Dubosarksy disucsses children literature with Lydia Weves.

Cut it Out: Jane Parkin, Fergus Barrowman and Ashleigh Young discuss the editing process.