Monday, October 19, 2009
Lots for Literature
Bid now and support Storylines. Storylines Trust’s fundraising auction is online from 15-29 October. Held entirely online through www.storylines.auction4charity.co.nz, it features donated artworks, books and a range of once-in-a-lifetime opportunities and experiences including an original watercolour sketch of Hairy Maclary, a cartoon by Ant Sang, one of Bro’ Town’s creators, a manuscript assessment by Fleur Beale and the typewriter used by Maurice Gee from the 1950s to 1970s. Other items include a complete signed set of all Margaret Mahy’s books in print in New Zealand in 2009, a walk-on part in TV2’s Go Girls, and a visit to Weta Workshop. The auction opens on 15 October at 9am and closes at 9pm on 29 October. Bidding takes place through a secure online system developed by author and Storylines’ supporter Brian Falkner. Offline bids can be made in special circumstances by contacting Storylines. For see details of the full list of auction items visit the Storylines Auction website.