Schools program

Sarah Laing: Mansfield And Me (2017)

Auckland Writers Festival Schools Programme 2017
Proudly supported by Freemasons Foundation

Mansfield and Me is a graphic memoir created by novelist, short story writer, graphic designer and illustrator Sarah Laing. Sarah was the winner of the 2006 Sunday Star Times Short Story Competition and went on to publish a story collection and two novels as well as developing her work as a comics creator, illustrator and editor. Sharing some of her personal hero Katherine Mansfield’s life and its relationship to her own, she will talk about visual storytelling and memoir and how they work together to connect us with history, both our own and others.

YEARS 9-13