22 May 2014

German author robbed

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:07 pm on 22 May 2014

It's about the worst type of send off you could imagine. German writer Maike Wetzel has been in New Zealand on a three-month writing residency, based in Sexton's Cottage in central Wellington. She's been finishing off her new book, and next week is due to go home to Germany. But at the weekend, her laptop, containing her latest work, and priceless other personal files, was stolen.