|Left: CK Stead from New Zealand, right: Kit Wright|
But what was also particularly striking this year was the number of women reading including a Saturday afternoon all-woman line up: Carrie Etter, Caroline Gilfillan and Rhian Gallagher. On the Friday night, Helen Ivory shared the stage with Michael Hulse and John Fuller.
Yep. It was a good launch with plenty of sun in between.