2018 Programmes

Ha Jin

Ha Jin
Photo by Jerry Bauer


Ha Jin is the pen name of Chinese-American poet and novelist, Jin Xuefei 金雪飞. Winner of the National Book Award for his novel Waiting, and twice winner of the PEN/Faulkner prize, his latest novel The Boat Rocker explores issues of exile, migration and patriotism.

Supported by Asia New Zealand Foundation.

Ha Jin is no longer travelling to NZ due to serious family illness. His solo event The Boat Rocker has been cancelled. Ticket holders should contact Ticketmaster on groups@ticketmaster.co.nz or 09 970 9700 to arrange exchanges or refunds as appropriate.