Each month we feature the work of a NZ or Pasifika writer through the lens of shared reading. We ask our Reader Leaders to use a short story or poem by our featured writer and contribute feedback on how the work was used within their community. We conclude each month with a fabulous event for our community. Some of these events will feature the writers themselves and they will be held in person or via Zoom. Through ALH we want to strengthen our communities’ connection to our local literature, authors, publishers and booksellers.
I’m really excited (and a little bit nervous!) to be launching a shared reading group in Christchurchnext month. I first became aware of The Reading