Auckland Writers Festival
20 May 2023: Bookclub: The Books That Made Me: Panel discussion on influential texts, with Jason Reynolds, Louisa Lim and Fiona Farrell. Hosted by Ruby Porter.
19 May 2023: Streetside: Britomart: 15-minute showcases in intimate venues, designed to entertain and inspire.
Samesame but Different Festival
25 February 2023: We are all Writers: Panel discussion on writing journeys and finding a voice, with Ray Shipley and Freya Daly Sadgrove. Hosted by Grace Shelley.
Watch the discussion (56’39”).
24 February 2023: Speaking the Unspoken: opening gala reading, with Rebecca Hawkes, Paul Diamond, Vanessa Mei Crofskey, and Ray Shipley.
Festival review: “There was a sense of anticipation, of being on the precipice of a great movement in literature.” — Naomii Seah, Pantograph Punch, 27 March 2023.
5 November 2022: Panel discussion on beginnings and endings, with Catherine Chidgey and Kirsten McDougall.
Event review: “… one of the standouts… [an] erudite conversation.” — Stephen Olsen, Wellington.Scoop, 7 November 2022.
TV, radio and podcasts
Te Karere on TVNZ
24 May 2023: Discussing Home Theatre and the success of Māori authors at this year’s Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. Story by Maika Akroyd.
19 May 2023: Discussing Home Theatre and winning the Hubert Church Prize for Fiction. Hosted by Dale Husband.
Listen to the interview (13’00”)
Te Ao Tapatahi on Māori TV
18 May 2023: Discussing Home Theatre and winning the Hubert Church Prize for Fiction. Hosted by Neil Waka.
Breakfast on TVNZ
18 May 2023: Discussing Home Theatre and winning the Hubert Church Prize for Fiction, alongside Acorn Prize winner Catherine Chidgey. Hosted by Matty McLean.
WellBeings on Today FM
11 February 2023: Discussing writing practice. Hosted by Dominic Bowden.
Listen to the interview (11’8″)
Caffeine & Aspirin on Radioactive FM
28 May 2022: Discussing Home Theatre with readings from “Journey to the Edge” and “Provided with Eyes, Thou Departest”. Hosted by Tanya Ashcroft.
Listen to the interview (19’10”) — republished on the Wellington City Library Blog, 12 June 2022.
Better off Read podcast
17 May 2022 : Discussing Home Theatre, comedy, genre and Tischbein’s infamous portrait “Goethe in the Roman Campagna”. Hosted by Pip Adam.
Listen to the interview (56’56”)
Standing Room Only on Radio NZ
15 May 2022: Discussing Home Theatre with a reading from “Blue Horse Overdrive”. Hosted by Lynn Freeman.
Listen to the interview (11’01”)
Anthony is available for public readings, interviews, class visits and other events and appearances.