Starry, Starry Night

31 August 2018 | WORD Christchurch Festival

Presented by Heartland Bank

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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