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Aotearoa Road Trip: Ruby Porter & Becky Manawatu

  • Te Auaha, Tapere Iti 65 Dixon Street Wellington, Wellington, 6011 New Zealand (map)

Attraction by Ruby Porter and Auē by Becky Manawatu are first novels from two extraordinary new talents. Both stories are close and compelling, deftly evoking contemporary life and the complexities of human relationships. Jessie Bray Sharpin speaks to the authors about their influences, ambitions and what it feels like to have your work compared to the likes of Sally Rooney and admired by authors such as Patricia Grace and Renée.

Later Event: November 10
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