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Writers Owen Marshall and Lawrence Patchett at the National Library

What makes a short story? Is it a question of length? Or is it the plot? What about flash fiction? Twitter fiction? The long form? What makes a New Zealand short story? Is it the landscape? The shape? The theme? … Continue reading

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Hear Randell Writers Read

Hear Randell Writers Read over a glass of wine at the Friends of Randell Cottage AGM Vincent O’Sullivan Fiona Kidman Mary McCallum Pat White Maggie Rainey-Smith Jean Anderson Beverley Randell 7 pm Monday 27 September 2010 Thistle Inn, 3 Mulgrave … Continue reading

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Pierre Furlan book launch

Please join Victoria University Press, the French Embassy, the NZ France Friendship Fund and Unity Books to celebrate the publication of The Collector’s Dream by Pierre Furlan. Translated by Jean Anderson. 6pm, Tuesday 7 September Unity Books 57 Willis Street

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Pat White

Sunday 16 May, Pat White was interviewed on Radio NZ National’s Arts on Sunday hosted by Lynn Freeman (midday to 4 pm). Pat White’s poem Where the Night is Long is part of the Tuesday Poem blog. New Zealand writer … Continue reading

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Fariba Hachtroudi

Recent French resident, writer Fariba Hachtroudi, was interviewed on Access Radio and is part of the 2010 Writers and Readers Week in Wellington. French Iranian writer-in-residence at Randell Cottage, Fariba Hachtroudi, speaks on National Radio with Kim Hill. Listen here. … Continue reading

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Successful Open Day 2009

Randell Cottage hosted a very successful Open Day on Tulip Sunday this year. Over 60 people came through the cottage and talked with Trustees and Friends about its history and its current use as a writers’ residency. The visitors ranged … Continue reading

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Celebrating Katherine Mansfield

Randell Cottage Trustee and author Vincent O’Sullivan and recently departed Randell Cottage writer in residence Kirsty Gunn in conversation in the garden of the Villa Maria Serena in Menton. Both were keynote speakers at the Katherine Mansfield symposium ‘Celebrating Katherine … Continue reading

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Kirsty Gunn — “This place you return to is home” – Katherine Mansfield, Thorndon and the Randell Residency

The Randell Cottage NZ Writer in Residence 2009, Kirsty Gunn, joins Randell Cottage Trustee Vincent O’Sullivan as a keynote speaker at the Katherine Mansfield symposium ‘Celebrating Katherine Mansfield’ in Menton in September. Here’s what she will talk about: ‘Thorndon – … Continue reading

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Kirsty Gunn

Kirsty Gunn is currently in residence at the Randell Cottage with her two daughters who are attending Queen Margaret’s College. She will be joined for a short period by her husband David Graham who is Managing Director of Granta. Kirsty … Continue reading

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