Speed Date An Author - Cambridge

9.30am-1pm

One morning. Four 25-minute workshops. Four of New Zealand’s best writers and illustrators. What can your students achieve in this time? What ideas will you take back to your classroom?

Interactive workshops are a great way to learn, and Speed Date an Author events allow your school’s budding writers the opportunity to train with some of New Zealand’s best poets, journalists, novelists, playwrights, storytellers and illustrators.

Participating authors:

Des Hunt, children’s and YA author, on “Giving Writing a Structure”

Daren Kamali from the South Auckland Poets Collective

Alex Lodge, playwright, on “Active Language”;

Tracey Slaughter, poet and short story writer, on “Exercising the Senses”.

This event is closed to the public