The Changeover: 30 Years On

The Changeover: 30 Years On

Saturday 30 August 2014, 4:00pm—5:00pm

Margaret Mahy's seminal Young Adult novel, 'The Changeover: a Supernatural Romance', published in 1984, predates 'Twilight' by 20 years. Join Stuart McKenzie, co-writer and producer of the forthcoming 'Changeover' movie, and Young Adult writers Elizabeth Knox and Karen Healey, as they discuss with children's literature specialist Bill Nagelkerke the importance of this great teen novel and its relevance 30 years on.

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WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival 2014
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THE CHANGEOVER: 30 Years On

Margaret Mahy's seminal Young Adult novel, 'The Changeover: a Supernatural Romance', published in 1984, predates 'Twilight' by 20 years. Set in Christchurch, it follows the engaging heroine Laura Chant as she tries to rescue her baby brother from the creepy Carmody Braque. She enlists the help of the sulky, alluring teen male witch Sorry Carlisle and together they overcome Braque and embark on a fiery relationship.

Join Stuart McKenzie, co-writer and producer of the forthcoming 'Changeover' movie, and Young Adult writers Elizabeth Knox and Karen Healey, as they discuss with children's literature specialist Bill Nagelkerke the importance of this great teen novel and its relevance 30 years on.

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