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Marlborough Book Festival: Karen Healey and Elizabeth Knox

When:

Sat 26 Jul 2014, 2:30pm–3:30pm

Where: The Blenheim Club Inc., 92 High Street, Blenheim, Marlborough

Restrictions: All Ages

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Karen Healey and Elizabeth Knox will speak with MC Jane Forrest-Waghorn at the Marlborough Book Festival about young adult literature.

Karen won the Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Novel in 2010 for Guardian of the Dead, and also won the Sir Julius Vogel Award Winner: Best New Talent in 2011. She has been nominated for a 2014 New Zealand Post Book award for young adult literature for When We Wake. She launched the second book in this series, While We Run, in April. She is also the author of The Shattering.

Elizabeth was nominated for a New Zealand Post Book award for young adult literature for her book Mortal Fire. She has published 12 novels and three autobiographical novellas and a collection of essays. Her best known books are The Vintner’s Luck, and The Dreamhunter Duet (Dreamhunter and Dreamquake). In 2013, she published two critically acclaimed books Mortal Fire and Wake.