Public author events in celebration of Everything I Know about Books: An insider look at publishing in Aotearoa

18 October - 10 November 2023

To celebrate the launch of Everything I Know About Books: An insider look at publishing in Aotearoa, public author events will be held at participating bookstores across the country. 

The publication was created in celebration of the year 30 anniversary of Publishing education at Whitireia. 75 writers, many of whom are graduates, contributed to the publication, sharing their wisdom, their tips and typos, and their successes, ambitions, and predictions.

Everything I Know About Books: An insider look at publishing will be available for purchase at all good bookstores around the country from Thursday 12 October. Find out more about where to buy the book here


Location When Featured Contributors
Page & Blackmore, Nelson 18 October, 5:15pm
  • Tilly Lloyd
  • Robbie Burton
Time Out Bookstore, Auckland 24 October, 5:30pm
  • Steff Green
  • Sam Elworthy
Lamplight Books, Auckland 25 October, 6pm
  • Anna Jackson-Scott
  • Toby Morris
Unity Books, Wellington 26 October, 12:30pm
  • Adrienne Jansen
  • Trish Harris
The Women’s Bookshop, Auckland 26 October, 6pm
  • Charlotte Grimshaw
  • Clare McIntosh
  • Nicola Legat
Good Books, Wellington 30 October, 5:30pm
  • Holly Hunter
  • Hannah Mettner
  • Jane Arthur
  • Betty (student facilitator)
University Bookshop Otago, Dunedin 2 November, 5pm
  • James Savage interviewed by Rachel Scott
Unity Books, Wellington 2 November, 6pm
  • Claire Mabey
  • Ashleigh Young
  • Ash Davida Jane
Te Auaha, Wellington 10 November, 5:30pm Between the Covers: What we learnt at publishing school
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