Auckland Writers Festival Schools Programme 2016 Proudly supported by Freemasons Foundation
Chart-topping country and blues singer Tami Neilson has won numerous awards including New Zealand’s prestigious songwriting Silver Scroll award for Walk (Back to your Arms) which was presented to her by the previous year’s winner, Lorde. Of another of her songs, Tami has said that she wrote the first verse on the back of a sick bag, and composed the lyrics to the chorus while in the shower. She will speak about capturing the ideas and words that are with you wherever you go and crafting them into song.
Tami Nielson's appearance was supported by APRA/AMCOS.