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Double Literary Event ! with Owen Marshall

Owen Marshall teaches the skills of Fiction Writing

5 and 6 June 2021 10am to 4pm each day

$180 for the course

Strictly limited numbers


An Evening With Owen Marshall

4 June 2021, 7 to 830pm

$25; doors and bar opens  at 6.30pm

ACAC is thrilled to invite you to our inaugural creative writing workshop to be lead by acclaimed, leading NZ writer Owen Marshall.

Quite simply the most able and the most successful exponent of the short story currently writing in New Zealand” – Michael King

New Zealand’s best prose writer” – Vincent O’Sullivan

I’m an admirer of Owen Marshall’s literature, with my favourite stories, chapters etc” – Janet Frame

I find myself exclaiming over and again with delight at the precision, the beauty, the near perfection of his writing” – Fiona Kidman

Owen has very generously agreed to lead this practical course in fiction writing , to cover such aspects of :

Journal writing






Students will be given writing exercises, led through group discussion of sample pieces and fellow students work.

ACAC will also host on Friday 4th June at 7pm an evening talk and readings by Owen with a Q and A to follow.

You must book the talk separately from the workshop.

Strictly limited numbers for the workshop to allow the maximum of attention per student by the master, register soon and don’t miss out on this very special opportunity !

Please email for more details.

To register for the Evening With Owen Marshall , download the form by clicking –

To register for this course, download the form by clicking –

Print and sign ONE each of the forms, then post or scan it and email back to ACAC