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Auck­land writer Ian Wedde ap­pears in a va­ri­ety of events at this year’s Auck­land Writ­ers & Read­ers Fes­ti­val

May 18, 10.15am11.15am: En Route to Venice – Bill Cul­bert. Mr Wedde will be dis­cussing the mar­vels of the work of Mr Cul­bert who is rep­re­sent­ing New Zealand at the Venice Bi­en­nale. Mr Cul­bert is the sub­ject of Mr Wedde’s 2009 book Bill Cul­bert: Mak­ing Light Work

May 18, 5.30pm6.30pm: Food for Thought. In an age of first-world food ob­ses­sion, writ­ers Wayne Ma­cauley, Sue Orr, Dave Veart and Ian Wedde read from work that cel­e­brates or scorns th­ese foodie times. Free event

May 19, 11.30am12.30pm: Chang­ing the World One Word at a Time. In con­ver­sa­tion with John New­ton, Ian Wedde will talk about his new po­etry col­lec­tion The Life­guard: New Po­ems 2018-2013, as well as his 2012 novel The Catas­tro­phe. Visit writ­ers­fes­ti­val.co.nz for more de­tails and tick­et­ing in­for­ma­tion on the fes­ti­val.

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