Laurence Fearnley

Laurence Fearnley's novels are known for evoking a sense of the South Island's southern landscapes and the people who live there.

Her non-fiction pays homage to New Zealand's mountains and the people who explore them.

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Festival sessions

The Novels of Laurence Fearnley

- in conversation with Nikki Macdonald

12pm-lpm, Saturday 6 July, Spy Valley Wines, Waihopai Valley, $30

The author of Edwin and Matilda (2007), The Hut Builder (winner of the 2010 New Zealand Post fiction award), The Quiet Spectacular (2016) and Scented (due out in October, 2019) discusses and reads from her novels, and shares her personal story as a writer.


To the Mountains

- in conversation with Nikki Macdonald

12pm-1pm, Sunday 7 July, Hunter's Wines, Rapaura Rd, $30

Come on a journey into the mountains with Laurence Fearnley, alpine explorer, writer and co-editor of To the Mountains, an anthology of alpine writing by New Zealander mountaineers past and present.


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