TalkWrite

Playwright Renee Liang explores challenges, ideas and opinions from across the arts sector.

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Renee Liang explores how social media could enhance writing.
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How are we supporting overseas artists who want to come here? Renee Liang talks to Chicago poet, musician and organiser Nikki Patin, who's contemplating the big move to NZ.
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Hands reaching
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Renee Liang ponders the usefulness of social media for writers – are they a way to avoid actual writing, or do they serve as powerful tools to reach and engage with readers?
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One Day Moko gives the one man show a surprising twist as writer/actor Tim Carlsen, embodying a homeless man (and his dog), interacts with other characters via a TV set.
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Renee Liang chats to writer/actor Tim Carlsen and director Sophie Roberts about their new play, One Day Moko, devised after Tim spent time as a volunteer working with the homeless.
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Renee Liang marvels at the record attendances for the recent Auckland Writers and Readers Festival, and discusses the new NZ Society of Authors Asian Short Story Competition.
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Sam Berkley is the writer of Flightless Birds, a new play premiering at Musgrove Studio next week. Renee Liang spoke to him about writing, acting, and being part of Catalyst Theatre.
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Now that the Spiegeltent has gone back into its containers and headed off to the next festival on
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Butterfly Kitty.
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In her latest Backstage blog Renee Liang reflects on wild ideas, strange costumes and taking part
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I love Festival time because of the atmosphere it creates. Auckland feels like a real city,
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The Festival has just kicked off and the Fringe is in full swing. As I write this, a number of pr
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