Thursday, April 26, 2012
An Evening with Melinda Szymanik, National Library Auckland, May 9th 2012, 6 – 8pm.
Award-winning author, Melinda Szymanik, writes challenging, layered fiction for all ages, ranging from The Were-Nana picture book (NZ Post Children’s Choice Award 2008) to a young adult psychological thriller, The Half Life of Ryan Davis which is garnering rave reviews around the world. Her stories focus on family, relationships and an element of surprise – all with a dash of magic.
On May 9th 2012, Melinda will be at the National Library, Auckland, talking about the joys and challenges of writing for children in the changing world of publishing. It will be the perfect evening for writers, teachers, librarians, parents and kids to hear first hand from an outstanding New Zealand author, with giveaways, books and a special announcement about an exclusive contest which no NZ school will want to miss out on....
Szymanik’s new picture book, Made With Love (Duck Creek Press) and new YA novel, The Half Life of Ryan Davis (Pear Jam Books) will be on sale along with her other titles and more books from the two publishers – all in time for Mother’s Day, which the author will be celebrating with some of her famous baking.
All welcome. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org by May 4th 20112 to confirm your attendance.