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David Hill: War Stories (2017)

Auckland Writers Festival Schools Programme 2017
Proudly supported by Freemasons Foundation

Winner of the Storylines Margaret Mahy medal in 2005, David Hill writes full-time, contributing a range of stories, articles, reviews and plays to newspapers, radio and journals nationally and internationally. His WWI novel My Brother’s War won the Junior Fiction Award in the 2013 New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults and both the YA novel Enemy Camp, which was a 2016 Children’s Book Awards shortlisted title, and Flight Path (2017), explore quite different stories of World War II. David will discuss what it is about war that makes such a compelling backdrop to fiction.

YEARS 7-10