Praised for their works of fiction, our panellists choose to draw from a deep, dark well. What motivates them to look on the dark side? Join Brannavan Gnanalingam, whose latest novel deals with gang rape and has been likened to a ‘bingeable miniseries’; Nikki Crutchley, a past Ngaio Marsh Award finalist, who focuses on the underbelly of small towns; and Tina Shaw whose March 2020 novel Ephemera depicted a New Zealand devastated by a pandemic.
Warning: Topics may be distressing to some.
17 October University of Waikato-Tauranga 18 October Baycourt Lawn