CompleteMS 2023 - open for applications
Do you have a completed draft of your manuscript that's ready to take to the next level?
Poetry, fiction, short fiction, non-fiction... Apply now for the NZSA Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa CompleteMS Manuscript Assessment Programme.
The NZSA CompleteMS assessment programme is now open for applications. Thirteen writers will receive essential critical feedback on...
Book Launch - Ruin - Wellington
From Te Herenga Waka University Press:
Please join us for the launch of Ruin by Emma Hislop
6 -7.30pm, Wednesday March 15th
Unity Books Wellington
About Ruin by Emma Hislop
Whether in the fallout of a father’s pornography addiction or the fragility of a new marriage, in the aftermath of a drunken night gone...
Readers and Writers Akaroa – RAWA
Weekend 10-11 June 2023
The Akaroa Community Arts Council, in association with the New Zealand Society of Authors, is delighted to host its inaugural RAWA, Readers and Writers Akaroa 2023. Come and hear some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s best writers in the supportive and beautiful environment of Banks Peninsula. Read about...
Book launch 'Iris and Me' and 'The Uppish Hen'
Philippa Werry, Juanita Deely, The Cuba Press & Unity Books warmly invite you to the launch of two Robin Hyde books.
At Unity Books Wellington
Wednesday 1 March 2023
Details: Facebook event
Iris and Me by Philippa Werry
Iris Wilkinson, who wrote poetry, novels and journalism under the pen name Robin Hyde, left New Zealand...
Book Launch - Reefton
Title - Searching for 'Waratah' The Life and Works of William Henry Scott Hindmarsh
Author - Jo Wynne
date - 18th March 2023
time - 2.00pm
place - Oddfellows' Hall, Bridge Street, Reefton
Writing in the Present Moment
A Writing Workshop with Richard von Sturmer
Being attentive to the present moment, to the natural world and to our own nature, is essential for good, poetic writing. In this workshop we will explore haiku and tanka, forms of Japanese poetry now widely practised in the West. Writing haiku...
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Writing craft, the business of writing, marketing and selling your book... Whether you’re starting out, mid-career or established, our NZSA Writer Toolkit has something for everyone. Available to do in your own time, on your phone, tablet, iPad or computer.
The Writer Toolkit is our professional development offering, with multiple...
Hamilton Book Month
Hamilton Book Month in August celebrates NZ authors and their writing, with 15 fiction and nonfiction events covering different genres. Readers from the Waikato and beyond are invited to meet authors and illustrators, listen to them discuss their work, and ask questions. With activities and events for all ages,...
NZSA Youth Mentorship Programme 2023 Seeks Emerging Young Writers
Four 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 offers aspiring young writers (aged 15-18) a mentorship, from May to November. The intent of...