Author Talk

Whanganui author Airini Beautrais reads from and discusses her short story collection Bug Week which won the prestigious Jann Medlicott Acorn prize for fiction at the 2021 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. Airini will be in discussion with journalist and book reviewer Kiran Dass. Copies of Bug Week will be available at the event courtesy of Paige’s for sale and signing.

$12 General Admission or $10 for Friends and Stars.

Purchase online at, at Sarjeant on the Quay or by calling 06 349 0506.


  • $12 General Admission | $10 Friends and Stars


  • Sun 27 Jun


  • 4:30 pm — 5:30 pm


  • 38 Taupō Quay
  • Whanganui 4500