WORD Christchurch Autumn Season 14 to 17 May 2017

WORD Christchurch in association with the Auckland Writers Festival is bringing six international authors to Christchurch for the WORD Christchurch Autumn Season.
The WORD Christchurch Autumn Season will run from 14 to 17 May 2017, and we'll be covering it with blog posts, interviews, and tweets (hashtag #wordchch).

Ian Rankin - Sunday 14 May 6pm

Bestselling Scottish crime novelist Ian Rankin, creator of the Rebus series.

Ian Rankin
Ian Rankin

Stella Duffy - Monday 15 May 5.30pm

Novelist Stella Duffy, who is currently completing Ngaio Marsh’s unfinished novel Money in the Morgue.

Stella Duffy, photo by Gino Spiro
Stella Duffy, photo by Gino Spiro

A.N. Wilson: Monday 15 May 7.30pm

Highly-respected British historian and biographer A. N. Wilson, author of The Victorians.

A N Wilson, photo by Andrew London
A N Wilson, photo by Andrew London

James Gleick: Tuesday 16 May 6pm

Science writer James Gleick exploring the mysteries of time travel.

James Gleick
James Gleick

Ivan Coyote: Tuesday 16 May 8pm

Canadian storyteller Ivan Coyote, star of last year’s popular WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival.

Ivan Coyote
Ivan Coyote

Anne Enright: Wednesday 17 May 6pm

Man Booker Prize-winning Irish novelist Anne Enright.

Anne Enright, photo by Joe O'Shaughnessy
Anne Enright, photo by Joe O'Shaughnessy

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