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Passing of Sir Vincent O’Sullivan

The Randell Cottage Writers Trust deeply mourns the passing of our much-loved and respected Patron Sir Vincent O’Sullivan. Our Trustee Emerita, and long-time friend and literary colleague of Sir Vincent, Dame Fiona Kidman, gives this tribute on the Trust’s behalf.

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Julien features at the Alliance Française

Julien Blanc-Gras addressed a large French-speaking audience in Wellington on the evening of 22 March, as part of ‘Le Mois de la Francophonie’ hosted by the Alliance Française. His talk reflected the wry, humorous and insightful style that he brings to his published works.  

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