Award-winning writer joins Featherston Booktown Trust Board

Acclaimed writer and artist - and Featherston resident, Sam Duckor-Jones, has joined the Featherston Booktown Board of Trustees. Sam Duckor-Jones is a published poet, with his first volume of poetry, People from the Pit Stand Up being greeted with positive reviews and sales. He is a graduate of Victoria University of Wellington and the International Institute of Modern Letters. In 2017, he was awarded the prestigious Biggs Poetry Prize. Sam Duckor-Jones is also a sculptor and his sculptures are in high demand by both collectors and corporates. “A large number of highly talented creative young people have chosen to call Featherston home and we were keen to tap into that energy and talent for

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