Auckland Writers Festival Schools Programme 2017 Proudly supported by Freemasons Foundation
New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Niven tackles hard issues through poignant and exhilarating stories which have resonated with YA readers around the world. All the Bright Places, which received acclaim and is being made into a film, tackles mental health and Holding Up the Universe looks at grief and body issues. Jennifer has also written two narrative non-fiction books, a high school memoir, and four historical novels for adults and will discuss the teenage world as explored in her stories.
Jennifer Niven's visit was supported by Penguin Random House and the Embassy of the United States.