People have been predicting for many years that the book is dying, yet both traditional and new forms are burgeoning. Join leaders from across publishing, libraries, festivals, funding and industry bodies as they share their thoughts on the future possibilities and vision for New Zealand writers and writing and the wider writing world. Featuring Anne O’Brien (Auckland Writer’s Festival), Jo Cribb (NZ Book Council), Peter Dowling (President PANZ & Oratia Press publisher), Malcolm Burgess (Creative NZ) and Sarah Forster (The Sapling & Booksellers NZ).
Chaired by Elizabeth Jones (National Library).
Sunday 23 September, 3:00pm