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Mandy Hager: Singing Home The Whale

Auckland Writers Festival Schools Programme 2017
Proudly supported by Freemasons Foundation

Best known as a YA writer, Mandy Hager’s published work also includes adult novels, short stories and scripts, as well as education resources for young people on social topics including drug education and climate change. She has won numerous awards for her YA books and in 2015 was the recipient of the Katherine Mansfield Menton fellowship. Tackling big issues is a hallmark of her fiction and Mandy will talk about how writing great stories can be an instrument for exploring big ideas.

YEARS 9-13