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Tom Doig

Tom Doig

Tom Doig

Tom is a literary journalist, travel writer and comedy theorist with a keen interest in climate change. He has written three non-fiction books: 'Hazelwood' (forthcoming 2020), 'The Coal Face' (Winner of the 2015 Oral History Victoria Education Innovation Award) and 'Mörön to Mörön: Two men, two bikes, one Mongolian misadventure' (2013). Tom grew up in Wellington and is excited to have recently moved to Palmerston North.


SESSION DESCRIPTION: 

Peaks of Activism, Pits of Despair

Saturday 12 September, 9:00am - 10:30am

Tom, literary journalist, travel writer and comedy theorist will talk about how he uses investigative research on issues of social action to fuel his writing.