QUIZ: WORD, Books, and Writers

Quiz: Ōtautahi writers and books

In August, we quiz you on all things booky.
What is the next writer’s festival held in Christchurch on 25 – 29 August called?
Which of these authors wrote “Local lives: A history of Addington”?
A pioneer of live theatre in Ōtautahi/ Christchurch, Ngaio Marsh is chiefly known as a writer of fiction of which genre?
Paul Cleave sets his novels in his home town of Ōtautahi/ Christchurch. What is his novel published in 2021 called?
Which printing press started in Ōtautahi/ Christchurch on 10 June 1935?
A reference collection of the works of New Zealand children’s writers held at Tūranga is named after which New Zealand author?
What year did the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel begin?
Ōtautahi Pasifika Poet and author Tusiata Avia is being celebrated at an event called "Adapting Avia" at the upcoming WORD Christchurch festival. What is her book that was adapted for the stage?
Gavin Bishop is known as both a storyteller and an illustrator. Which book is he launching at the WORD Christchurch Festival?
Which poet was involved with starting the Caxton Press?
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Margaret Mahy portraitPortrait of Margaret Mahy by Glenda Randerson.
The portrait was purchased with the assistance of The Friends of Christchurch City Libraries to honour the contribution Margaret Mahy has made to Christchurch City Libraries. It is located by the Margaret Mahy collection at Tūranga.