Category: Readings

Symposium of Gastronomy, 22 November

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Louise will be reading some of her food poems at the New Zealand Food History Society’s annual Symposium of Gastronomy at:

14 Jessie Street

Sunday, 22 November,  at noon.



From The New Zealand Food History Society:

“We are a group of academic and amateur food historians and gastronomers,  interested in food, culinary history and the philosophy of eating.

Through our Journal — The Aristologist — and the annual Symposium, we try to promote a better understanding of New Zealand’s culinary heritage.      

We welcome anyone with an interest in food and eating to take part in our Symposium and to contribute to our Journal.”

Writers on Mondays: The Next Page 1, September 14

womA fresh mix of poetry and prose readings by students from Victoria University’s creative writing programme. Novelist Emily Perkins introduces the first of two weekly sessions.

Enjoy a smorgasbord of talent from the Masters creative writing course at the International Institute of Modern Letters. The writers this week are Sarah Webster, Tom Nieuwland du Chatenier, Alexandra Hollis, Helen Crampton, Louise Wrightson, Meryl Richards, Simon Thomas, Whitney Cox, Alisha Tyson, and Nick Bollinger.

When: Mon 14 Sep 2015,  12.15pm–1.15pm
Where: Te Marae, Level 4
Please note that no food may be taken onto Te Marae.