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    Youth Mentorship Programme Seeks Emerging Young Writers  

    Three secondary school students will each have the opportunity to be mentored by one of New Zealand’s best professional authors in order to develop their craft and hone their writing skills. The NZSA Youth Mentorship Programme 2016 offers these aspiring young writers (aged 15-18) a mentorship, from May to November,

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    Apply for the NZSA Mentor Programme 2016 by 5 Feb

    For your opportunity to be mentored by an established writer, poet, playwright or comic / graphic novelist – apply to NZ Society of Authors by 5 Feb. The deadline is looming for applications to the NZ Society of Authors Mentor programme 2016. We are seeking applications from writers and comic / graphic novelists looking for professional

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    Two authors start 2016 with trans-Tasman mentorship with publisher

    NZSA / Hachette Mentor program recipients announced The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) and Hachette Australia and New Zealand are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 NZSA / Hachette Mentor Program. Originally only one writer was to get the opportunity to work on a new

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    Poets and writers from around the world stand in solidarity with Ashraf Fayadh

    After PEN International’s high profile campaign, which was picked up by media across the world including the Guardian, Der Spiegel, CNN, Le Monde Diplomatique, Internationales Literaturfestival Berlin has instigated a Worldwide Reading for the poet Ashraf Fayadh, who’s sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia, on January 14. If you are in Auckland you

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