WORD Book Club

WORD Christchurch are partnering with the Book Discussion Scheme (BDS) to bring you the WORD 2023 Book Club — a chance for you and your friends to take your WORD Festival experience further by combining a six-month mini book club with livestreamed sessions from the festival.

Your book club will choose five titles from our curated list of WORD Christchurch 2023 and 2022 authors, and together you’ll read and discuss one title a month. Each month WORD will also send your group members a link to the author’s livestream for you to either watch in your own time or as a group. Plus, BDS dispatch to book clubs NZ-wide — so groups can sign up from anywhere in the country!

Why join? You get to extend and enrich your reading by combining it with group discussion and inspiring livestreams from the festival. You’ll also receive incredible value, with pricing exclusive to WORD Book Club 2023 participants.

You’ll receive:

  • Five book club reads delivered anywhere in NZ (normally $60 per person + $30 per group registration fee)
  • Five livestream tickets (normally $15 each)

For the special price of:

  • $85 per person +$57.50 per group (​if outside of Christchurch and requiring return courier bags for the books)

More Information

For a list of the featured authors and livestream sessions, and how to register, head to the WORD Book Club page on the BDS website or email renee@bds.org.nz.

Contact us

Word Christchurch Festival 2023

PO Box 29 270
Christchurch 8440

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