New Kiwi Women Write Their Stories

Giving a voice to Auckland's migrant women

Week 3 – Prose

 What is prose? Can be long or short Often narrative or character focus (but not always) Has been influenced by other forms eg poetry, TV/film, visual arts, social media  – … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Week 2 – Poetry

Tutors: Saturday: Siobhan Harvey and Miriam Barr; Sunday: Miriam Barr and Renee Liang.  Introductions – we all have differing degrees of experience and comfort with poetry. Discussion: What is poetry? … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Kiwi Women Write 2014 – week 1 notes

Hi everyone, What a weekend it’s been!! It was wonderful to meet all of you. Here are the notes (slightly different discussions and exercises for the two days are combined … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

New set of workshops for 2014!!

Seeking ‘New Kiwi’ Women Writers Are you a writer, beginner or established, who has immigrated to New Zealand from another country? We’re looking for ‘New Kiwi’ women to participate in an … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

New Beginnings Winter 2013 edition: Book Launch!!

Auckland Council invite you to a community reading and book launch event in Mt Albert, on the afternoon of Sunday 23 June. This event is to celebrate the successful conclusion … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reading Event and Book Launch

Images below from the ‘New Kiwi Women Write Their Stories’ reading (and ‘New Beginnings’ book launch) event, held at Glenfield Community Centre on Sunday 5 May, 2013.

May 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Our Book Launch!

New Kiwi Women Write Their Stories Auckland Council invite you to a community reading and book launch event in Glenfield, on the afternoon of Sunday 5 May. This event is … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · 3 Comments

New set of workshops May-June, 2013!

Our new set of workshops will take place in Sandringham, May 12th – June 2nd. Places are nearly all booked already so be quick! * Are you a writer, beginner … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Workshop 2 – Poetry

Our second workshop, 24/3 and 25/3, was on Poetry. Tutors Renee Liang, Siobhan Harvey and Johanna Emeney shared their enthusiasm. So what is poetry?  Some people think it’s scary and … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Workshop 1 – Introduction to Writing

Each week I’ll be summarising what happened in the workshops. Because this is a summary of what happened on both days (Sunday and Monday), don’t worry if it’s a little … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · 3 Comments