We speak with South Taranaki Libraries’ Pamela Jones, organiser of the Ronald Hugh Morrieson Awards 2019, about the man himself, the history and purpose of the awards, and what this year’s judges are looking for.
Dave also reads a story that was among the 2018 winners in the open short story category, Darly Paraha’s Catch A Boy.
Read other 2018 Ronald Hugh Morrieson Award winners. For more of Darly’s stories, go to her website, The Opal Place.
Pictures related to this episode
RHM Awards 2019 judge Fiona Kidman teaching Opunake High School students’ writing workshop
Patea High School students hard at work on their writing
Poet James Brown reads one of his own poems in school library
RHM Awards 2019 judge Fiona Kidman gives a writing workshop for adults in Hawera
Ronald Hugh Morrieson Awards 2019 judge James Brown giving a writing workshop for adults