Saturday 1 July, 11.30am
Sarah Laing was born in Champaign-Urbana in 1973 to New Zealand parents, and grew up in Palmerston North. The winner of the 2006 Sunday Star Times Short Story Competition, she went on to publish a collection of stories and two novels, most recently The Fall of Light. She was awarded fellowships at the Michael King Writers Centre, the Sargeson Centre and the University of Auckland.
Also a graphic designer and illustrator, she’s contributed comics to magazines, illustrated children’s books, and co-edited Three Words: An Anthology of Aotearoa/NZ Women’s Comics. She lives in Wellington with her family. Her most recent book is the Ockham long-listed Mansfield and Me: A Graphic Memoir.
Sarah will be talking about her latest book, Mansfield and Me: A Graphic Memoir.
See next event: Hard Work with a Dash of Romance: the Life of an Internationally Bestselling Author, with author Nalini Singh