Hamilton Book Month Fiction Panel

1 Aug 2023 6:30 PM

Catherine Chidgey is a multiple award-winner whose novels have achieved international acclaim. Her two most recent novels are The Axeman's Carnival, set in rural New Zealand and narrated by a magpie, and Pet, set in 1980s New Zealand in a Catholic primary school which is a taut psychological thriller navigating themes of guilt and betrayal.

Lee Murrary is an author,  editor, poet , essayist, and screenwriter from Aotearoa. A USA Today Bestselling author close to 40 titles to her credit. Lee is the winner of multiple Sir Julius Vogel, Australian Shadows, and Bram Stoker Awards, and new Zealand's only recipient of the Shirley Jackson Award for psychological horror.

Brannavan Gnanalingam is a novelist, freelance writer and lawer based in Wellington. He has published seven novels, including Ockham New Zealand Book Awards longlisted A Briefcase, Two Pies and a Penthouse and shortlisted  Sodden Downstream and Springs.

This event is sponsored by Waikato University and supported by Poppies Hamilton with books for sale and signing.

Parking is available via Gate 2b, Knighton Road, Hamilton, with the Academy a two minute walk around the campus lake. At this time of day car parking on campus is free and no ticket is required. Free admission, no need to register