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  • ‘Scalp-prickling dazzler of a novel’ wins Adam Foundation Prize

      A sharp, funny, ‘white-hot burn’ of a novel has been awarded the 2018 Adam Foundation Prize in Creative Writing by Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML). Laura Southgate wrote the winning book, The Boyfriend, as part of her 2018 Master of Arts (MA) at the IIML.  

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  • Paula Morris is the 2018 Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship

      The French Riviera and New York –Two Game Changing Destinations for Three Prolific NZ Artists Time, space, and inspiration are what dreams are made of. But this week, dreams turn into reality for three New Zealand artists who will be awarded two of New Zealand’s most coveted international residencies:

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  • Children’s book boom drives growth for New Zealand publishers

     Heading into Christmas, sales of New Zealand-published children’s books are on a roll — helping the domestic publishing industry to reach more readers with local stories in 2018.   In the 11 months to the end of November, sales of New Zealand books were up +1.6% by volume compared to the

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