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  • NZ writers: ebook piracy website – sample TakeDown notice

    The NZSA is deeply concerned about a website, oceanofpdf.com, which makes available free copies of published books. Many Australian, English and NZ authors’ books are now or may be available for free download, particularly titles which are published internationally. It appears that this website is hosted in the United States. If

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  • 2018 Ngaio Marsh Awards shortlist announced

    Decades after Ngaio Marsh ruled as a ‘Queen of Crime’ on the global stage, her literary heirs are laying siege to the local throne with the 2018 Ngaio Marsh Awards finalists named yesterday. There’s a strong showing from female storytellers, with women dominating the finalist list. Now in their ninth

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  • It’s time to unleash the book in you!

    CLNZ $25,000 Writers’ Award 2018 – applications are open New Zealand non-fiction writers, including those who write for an education audience, are invited to apply for a grant of $25,000 from Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ). The CLNZ Writers’ Award is offered to writers of any genre of non-fiction, including

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