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Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2022
Presenter Biography


Tony Hopkins

Tony Hopkins is an African-American of Cherokee descent born in Washington DC now living in Wellington. Over his long career he has performed as a stage actor and acted in films and television both in New Zealand and overseas. As a storyteller he specialises in telling African-American, Native American and African stories as well as his own stories. He describes himself “an actor in progress, a struggling poet and a born storyteller”.

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