Monday, August 25, 2014

Storyline Festival

This week both extension groups will be attending, the Storyline Festival where we will be seeing Juliette MaclverCath MayoJill MacGregor and Paula Green. Held at the Vodafone Staduim, it's going to be a fun day.

Juliette Maclver is an, a author who writes Picture Books for children. Maclver has always enjoyed writing since a child, but thought of becoming one. She had a hope to write a children’s book's at some stage thru her life, and when she did she found it , to be a Marvellous and Fun book. Maclver decided begin a writer would be an amazing job. Maclver is currently based in Wellington.

 Cath Mayo is an, writer who writes Children as well as Young adults book's. Mayo isn't only an Author but also a Musician, with a Band going by the name Gentel Annie. Born in the Maternity Hospital Auckland, born in the same room as a young girl name Penelope.  Mayo goes by the name Cathrine, but prefers Cath. Mayo is currently based in Auckland.

Jill MacGregor was born in Dunedin, but now living on the Kapiti Coast where she was a School teacher many years ago. In the 1990's MacGregor went to Tonga for 2 years, where she was a teacher at VSA. MacGrefor is a picture book author as well as a writer for journals. 

Paula Green is a poet and children's book writer. She has 5 written collections of poetry and has been awarded the University of Auckland Literary Fellowship in 2005. Paula edited the New Zealand best Poems and has been a judge in the NZ Post Secondary School Poetry Competition. Green is based in West Auckland.


1 comment:

  1. Good research here Lesieli. I'm glad that you've found out about the 4 authors we will be hearing from tomorrow. I agree with you that it's going to be a fun time away from school. I look forward to reading here which author(s) you enjoyed the most. Malo!