An Evening with Catherine Robertson

Join us for an evening with Catherine Robertson in conversation with Hannah August.

In July, Catherine will officially become a published romance writer, with the first two books in a contemporary romance series coming out worldwide on the same day. This is the first time she has had an overseas publisher. Catherine will discuss why she switched to the romance genre, which manages to be both incredibly popular (a multi-billion-dollar global industry) and incredibly undervalued as a form of literature. There are so many myths about romance. Catherine would like to bust some.

Light refreshments from 5:30pm / talk 6:00pm

Catherine Robertson is a bestselling New Zealand author of nine novels, and co-owner of Good Books, an independent bookshop in Te Aro, Wellington. In 2020, she was the CNZ/International Institute of Modern Letters Writer in Residence. Catherine is a regular guest on Jesse Mulligan’s Book Critic slot on RNZ and is Chair of the Hawkes Bay Readers & Writer Trust and on the board of Verb Wellington. This year, Catherine made her debut as a romance writer, with the worldwide release of the first two books in her Flora Valley contemporary romantic comedy series.

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