HBAF 2021 - Stepping into the Sun

17 Carlyle Street, Napier

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

Stepping into the Sun. Stories of Coming out - Kyle Mewburn and Lil O'Brien with Tom Sainsbury
What’s it like to live a lie, to deny your sexuality or gender? Lil O’Brien (Not That I’d Kiss a Girl) accidentally came out to her parents with disastrous results. Kyle Mewburn (Faking It, and many award winning books for children) felt like ‘strawberry jam in a spinach can’ for years. Tom Sainsbury teases out the highs and lows of these incredible women’s stories: the hiding, shame and prejudice, the acceptance, liberation and joy. Prepare yourself to be heartbroken, inspired and amazed.

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Fri 29th Oct 2021, 6:00pm


Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

17 Carlyle Street, Napier

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