“Write what you know” may be an old caution in writing practice and we are often told that writing authentically in any genre simply requires diligent research. But what are the nuances of standing in our rightful place as writers?

How do we write spicy, important and beautiful work while avoiding cultural appropriation or omission?

Join Arihia Latham (Kāi Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Waitaha) in exploring your lanes and how to go the speed you want to in them.

Supported by University of Auckland, Faculty of Arts.

Also at Auckland Writers Festival 2024

$2 per hour to a max of $12 on weekends and a $12 flat rate for weekday evenings at The Civic car park. Find out more

Last updated: 12 March 2024