What (or who) are you most looking forward to at WORD Christchurch?
Luke Harding – His journalism is exceptionally good, and inspiringly brave
What do you think about libraries?
I love libraries. My mother is a librarian and we spent a lot of time in them as kids. I hope they’re with us to stay, even if in a slightly different form to that which they have now
Share a surprising fact about yourself.
I can recite, from memory, all 180 lines of Edmund Spenser’s largely forgotten 16th century poem Prothalamion.
- Max Rashbrooke appears at WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival in Tipping the Scales: Inequality and Child Poverty in New Zealand Friday 29 August, 4pm
- Search our catalogue for books by Max
- Read more Festival guest picks and WORD Christchurch posts.