AUP is spotlighting our authors at this year's samesame but different festival.
This year's festival will take place online, meaning you can tune in from anywhere around the country! Follow the links to register and access each session.
Our top pick for this year’s line-up is the Saturday Night Special – a celebration of Out Here: An Anthology of Takatāpui and LGBTQIA+ writers from Aotearoa.
7pm, Saturday 19 February
The Saturday Night Special is a celebration of AUP’s new ground-breaking anthology, Out Here: An Anthology of Takatāpui and LGBTQIA+ writers from Aotearoa. Join editors Chris Tse and Emma Barnes in conversation about the book, with readings from the contributors.
Check out our other festival picks:
7:30pm, Friday 18 February
AUP poet Rebecca Hawkes joins a panel of writers in conversation about their writerly inspirations.
12pm, Saturday 19 February
Join AUP poet Chris Tse as he chairs a session of writers discussing how identity and intersectionality have shaped their writing.
2pm, Saturday 19 February
AUP New Poet Vanessa Mei Crofsky joins a selection of writers for a session on the importance of writing about the ‘hard stuff’.
POSTPONED until the event can be live and in person.
AUP New Poet Lily Holloway features as a guest reading an open mic night celebrating rainbow poets and poetry.
Check out the full festival line-up over on the samesame but different website: https://samesamebutdifferent.co.nz/2022-programme/...