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Verb Festival Opening Night: The Best Letter I Never Received

Date: Friday 6 November 2020, 6pm to 7:30pm
Cost: $18 to $30
Contact details: events.natlib@dia.govt.nz

In this special opening event for Verb Festival 2020, eight writers read to us the best letters they have never received. Featuring Behrouz Boochani, Mohamed Hassan, Miriam Lancewood and more.

Eight writers, eight letters

What is the best letter you’ve never received? What does it say and who is it from?

Eight incredible writers offer their own best letters in this special opening night event for Verb Festival 2020. Join:

  • Behrouz Boochani
  • Mohamed Hassan
  • A J Fitzwater
  • Miriam Lancewood,and more for an evening of insight, emotion and story.

Join the writers, festival organisers and guests for celebratory drinks in the Foyer Festival Hub afterwards.

Verb Wellington website

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People in an audience reacting in different ways, some laughing some smiling, some looking solemn.
Image: Vanessa Rushton Photography