Writer for arts programme
Massey University’s artist in residence, writer Owen Marshall is to open the new semester Arts on Wednesday programme. Marshall had published or edited almost 30 books, including novels, short stories and poetry, and wasmade an ONZM for Services to Literature in the New Year Honours and the CNZM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours of 2012. In 2013 he received the Prime Minister’s Award for Fiction. He will be be the focus of attention at the first Arts on Wednesday session on July 19 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm in the university’s Sir Geoffrey Peren Auditorium. Admission will be free.