A Trio of Tale Tellers

Join us on Saturday November 8 for an evening of literary pleasure with award winning American author Cheryl Pearl Sucher in conversation with New Zealand authors Rachael King and Tim Wilson.

Enjoy some of the best hospitality and views at the East Pier in Ahuriri. The event begins at 5pm. See our Ticket page for details.


Why not book to have dinner afterwards and stay on with us in the lovely East Pier restaurant?

Cheryl Pearl Sucher is an award-winning American author who lives between Brooklyn, New York and Hawke's Bay. Her first novel, The Rescue of Memory, was successfully published in the United States and in German translation.

Currently a freelance writer and book reviewer for The Listener and The Sunday Star-Times, she contributed Ka Hau e Wha: The Southernmost Jewish Community in the World to Jewish Lives in New Zealand, published by Random House NZ in March 2012.

Rachael King is the author of two adult novels: The Sound of Butterflies, which won Best First Book (Fiction) at the 2007 Montana New Zealand Book Awards, and Magpie Hall (2009). Red Rocks, her latest novel for children, set on Wellington’s wild south coast, is a retelling of the selkie myth. Rachael’s work has been translated into nine languages.

Rachael spent a formative year in 1983 in Hastings, attending the Rudolph Steiner school, before moving back to Auckland, where she grew up and spent early adulthood playing in rock bands and working for alternative radio and magazines. She currently lives in Christchurch and is working on new novels for both kids and adults.

Tim Wilson currently works for TVNZ. He has written for the Guardian, Newsweek.com, the New York Times, Women’s Weekly, and New Idea. His novel about the rapture, Their Faces Were Shining, was published in 2010. A collection of short stories, The Desolation Angel, appeared the following year. His latest novel is News Pigs.