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Courage Day

On 16 November 2020, the New Zealand Society of Authors (Wellington Branch) held an event to mark Courage Day, internationally known as the Day of the Imprisoned Writer. Mandy Hager highlighted the annual commemoration and then Christopher Burke discussed the life of New Zealand writer James Courage. A special thank you to the speakers and organisers for allowing this event to be recorded and shared.

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  • 0:00:00 - Welcome - Janis Freegard, Branch Chair of NZSA Wellington
  • 0:01:28 - Mandy Hager, author and President of NZSA
  • 0:07:58 - Christopher Burke discusses the life and works of James Courage
  • 0:53:45 - Questions from the audience

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Record date:16th November 2020
Location:Vic Books Pipitea (Wellington), Wellington
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Archive:The master recording is archived at the Alexander Turnbull Library (OHDL-004609).