National treasures headline Featherston Booktown

MEDIA RELEASE Richard Taylor and Joy Cowley to inspire Two of New Zealand’s leading figures in the arts will headline next month’s Featherston Booktown in the Wairarapa, a three-day celebration of books, writers and literature. Richard Taylor, a co-founder of the Weta companies in Wellington and co-owner of Weta Workshop and Pukeko Pictures, is the guest speaker at Booktown’s opening event on Friday, May 20th while children’s writer Joy Cowley will give readings and hold a special writers workshop over the weekend. Featherston Booktown Director of Operations Kate Mead says having two of New Zealand’s “National Treasures” at the event is a major coup. “We are absolutely delighted that both Ri

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