10am to 12pm, Wednesday, 16 September.
Story exists in the space between the teller and the audience. Learn how to create space in your writing that is both welcoming and challenging to your reader.
Whiti Hereaka is an award-winning novelist and playwright of Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa and Pākehā descent, based in Wellington. She holds a Masters in Creative Writing (Scriptwriting) from the International Institute of Modern Letters. She is the author of three novels: ‘The Graphologist’s Apprentice’, the award-winning YA novels ‘Bugs’ and ‘Legacy’. She is also co-editor, with Witi Ihimaera, of ‘Pūrākau’. Whiti has been involved with Te Papa Tupu, an incubator programme for Māori writers, as a writer, a mentor and a judge. She is also a board member of the Māori Literature Trust and the Michael King Writers Centre. Whiti teaches Writing for the Young at the IIML.
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