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A hundred shards of potent remedy: an interview with Fiona Farrell about Decline and Fall on Savage Street

I am standing next to the old Government Building in Christchurch. It's early morning and the air is crisp and smells of expectations. In front of me is the cathedral in ruins. But from where I stand, I can also see a new building coming up. The new central library, with its promise of healing…
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Montana New Zealand Book Awards

Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned. Organised and administrated by Booksellers New Zealand, the trade association for booksellers and publishers, The Montana New Zealand Book Awards were awarded from 1996-2009. Later (2010-2014) the awards were know as the New Zealand Post…
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Imaginary Cities

 Shifting points of view is WORD Christchurch's season of brain-tickling talks at the Christchurch Arts Festival (Peter Singer and Sarah Waters on Monday 7 September yo!). A podcast of this WORD Christchurch event was recorded. I arrived (just) in time on a nippy Sunday for Imaginary Cities. It featured the super-intelligent powers of authors Fiona…
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New Zealand Post Book Awards

Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned. The New Zealand Book Awards are currently sponsored by Ockham. From 2010 to 2014, the awards were know as the New Zealand Post Book Awards. The principal sponsors of the New Zealand Post Book Awards were the New…
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Christchurch Arts Festival 2015

The Christchurch Arts Festival brings a mix of local, national and international performances to Christchurch every two years. The 2015 Festival runs from 27 August until 20 September. The festival features circus/cabaret, classical music, music, dance, theatre, comedy, and visual arts events. Festival information Visit the festival website Sign up for the festival newsletter Follow @ChchFest on…
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Stories in a Flash

Do you have a fear of commitment or a very short attention span? Does the prospect of reading a thick novel fill you with trepidation? Are you one of the many who never finished The Luminaries? Then Flash Fiction might be just the literary genre for you. Flash Fiction, which can also be described as Short Short Stories…
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The International DUBLIN Literary Award – Nominations

Christchurch City Libraries has a chance every year to influence the largest and most international literary prize by nominating three books for The International DUBLIN Literary Award. The International DUBLIN Literary Award is presented annually for a novel written in English or translated into English. The Award is sponsored by Dublin City Council, the municipal government of…
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