Breton Dukes: WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival

WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival kicks off on 27 August. We’ve asked three quick questions of festival guests:

Breton Dukes – writer of short fiction

Cover of WakeWhat (or who) are you most looking forward to at WORD Christchurch?

I’m most looking forward to hearing Elizabeth Knox and Eleanor Catton. Two powerhouse writers.

What do you think about libraries?

If you can’t afford to buy a book you get it from the library. Through reading you learn the world. Libraries are utterly critical.

Share a surprising fact about yourself.

I’ve watched every episode of The Sopranos seven times. Sometimes at night when I can’t sleep I try to name all the different characters.

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