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Tim Jones

Tim Jones

Tim Jones

Tim Jones is a climate change activist who recently published a 'clifi' (climate fiction) novella called 'Where We Land' (The Cuba Press). He has also published a novel, a number of short story and poetry collections (as author and editor) and writes a blog called www.timjonesbooks.co.nz Tim was awarded the NZSA Janet Frame Memorial Award for Literature in 2010. Born in Lincolnshire, England, Tim moved to Southland, New Zealand, as a two-year-old and lives now on a Wellington hill.

 

SESSION DESCRIPTION:

Discussion Panel: Writing the World (with Nicola Easthope, Mary McCallumElspeth Tilley and Renée)

Sunday 13 September, 3:15pm - 5:00pm

Be entertained by this panel of acclaimed authors as they robustly discuss how writing fiction or poetry can bring about social or political change and why a number of activists are now turning to the medium.