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The Commuting Book presents Paint n’ Pen, a creative writing programme in collaboration with Christchurch City LibrariesThe School For Young WritersWatch This SpaceEvans Taylor Digital and supported by Christchurch City Council’s Enliven Places Projects Fund and Publica.

Celebrate Christchurch’s rich street art scene by writing a poem, some lyrics or a short story inspired by it. FIND OUT MORE!

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May 11   ●  min read

Stories for Canterbury Calling for writers up and down the country to support the emotional recovery of the region As family and friends of the dead and wou ...More

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The Commuting Book

March 16   ●  min read

Help us build a map! We are mapping real places in New Zealand mentioned in books. Rivers, mountains, towns and cities, famous buildings and monume ...More

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January 24   ●  1 min read

It is with great pleasure that we announce that The School for Young Writers and the WRITE ON Magazine are now part of our fantastic group of supporters and ...More

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Today, my feelings are too big for my body They catch and hold fast in my throat They stream down my face And burn on my skin May they emerge as kin ...More

Fiction
Sarina Dickson | The commuting Book
Sarina Dickson

May 11   ●  1 min read

The murmur of voices Are symphony to flashing lights Tapping keys Coloured lines of code Changing Adjusting Advancing. Jumbles of letters Make up words I can ...More

Non Fiction
Chloe Morrison-Clarke | The commuting Book
Chloe Morrison-Clarke

March 27   ●  2 min read

To send a letter you must have something important to say. Got it? Good, now write it on a piece of paper, then pop it in an envelope and seal it with you ...More

Mia Pagan | The commuting Book
Mia Pagan

March 27   ●  min read

Take some Milky Way dust Mix in some galaxies Wrench some light from inside a black hole It should be spaghettified and tender Knead in some rusty ...More

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Alice Mcpike

March 27   ●  1 min read