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Author Spotlight: More Than a Magpie: The Novels of Catherine Chidgey

Saturday 13 May 2023, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, Kiwi Hall. $15

Catherine Chidgey has been one of this country's leading fiction writers for a quarter of a century, producing novels that are both provocative and sublime, starting with In a Fishbone Church and including two novels set in Nazi Germany. Her latest, the Ockham Book Awards shortlisted The Axeman's Carnival, has astonished readers with its magpie narrator and been called a 'Kiwi Gothic classic'. She has been awarded the Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship, the Glenn Schaeffer Prize in Modern Letters and the Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize. Catherine Chidgey is in conversation with Linda Clark.

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