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  • 2021 Commonwealth Short Story Prize shortlist announced

    Commonwealth Writers  /  14th April 2021   /  The Commonwealth Short Story Prize   This short film features the twenty-five shortlisted authors. Read about the individual writers and their stories below. Congratulations to the New Zealander shortlisted: Tim Saunders for his story CARVED. ‘Ogbuefi’, Vincent Anioke (Nigeria) ‘Hunger’, Andre Bagoo (Trinidad and Tobago) ‘Tourism is Our Business’, Heather Barker (Barbados) ‘I

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  • Sir Julius Vogel Award Finalists – 2021

    The Sir Julius Vogel Awards Finalists 2021 Congratulations to all and especially our NZSA members listed below:   Finalists for the 2021 Sir Julius Vogel awards are now available. The awards recognise excellence in science fiction, fantasy, or horror works created by New Zealanders and New Zealand residents, and first

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  • NZSA launches new programmes to address seismic shift in book industry

    Media Release April 19, 2021 The New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa (PEN NZ) Inc, founded in Aotearoa New Zealand in 1934, has responded to many changes to the literary sector since that time. Now the sector is going through a period of seismic change and NZSA

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