The English department will be taking 100 students to the Auckland Writers Festival on Wednesday, May 12th. There will be a livestream from Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give and Concrete Rose, and talks from Karlo Mila, Chloe Gong and Dan Salmon. Twenty lucky students will also have the opportunity to participate in writing workshops run by Bernard Beckett, Catherine Chidgey, Dominic Hoey and Lil O’Brien. The event will be held in the Aotea Centre. Tickets are $16. Workshops are an additional $15. Please see your English teacher for details.