14 May 2015

Live blog: Auckland Writers Festival

4:10 pm on 14 May 2015

Organisers are picking it to be the biggest yet, with more than 50,000 people expected to attend the Auckland Writers' Festival this weekend.

Writers from children’s author (and actor) David Walliams, to science fiction writer Emily St John Mandel, Shakespeare scholar Peter Holland, graphic poet Rachel Fenton,  novelist David Mitchell, to science writer Philip Ball will give talks and workshops.

Charlotte Graham and Ellen Falconer are attending the Festival, and will be updating our live blog all weekend.