• 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 education works. The award enables […]

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  • NZSA National Writers Forum celebrates writing from Oceania SEPTEMBER 21 – 23, 2018

    NWF 2018 John Marsden, Anita Heiss, Lani Wendt Young, Maualaivao Albert Wendt, Mandy Hager, Paula Morris, Pip Adam and Brannavan Gnanalingam are just some of the writers taking part in the NZSA National Writers Forum taking place from 21–23 September at the University of Auckland. They will be joined by writers, publishers, agents, editors, festival directors and a […]

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  • CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants 2018 – deadline 4pm, 27 July

    Assisting New Zealand Writers’ research efforts In support of New Zealand writers who wish to undertake research for a fiction or non-fiction writing project, the 2018 Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) and New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) Research Grants open for online applications this Friday 22 June 2018. Four grants of $5,000 each are […]

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  • CHRIS ELSE IS NZSA PRESIDENT OF HONOUR 2018-2019

    The NZSA is delighted to announce that Chris Else is their 2018-2019 President of Honour.  This prestigious position is bestowed on a senior writer and long-serving member in recognition of his or her contribution to writing and writers and the literary arts sector in New Zealand. As President of Honour, Chris Else will deliver the annual Janet […]

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  • NZSA National Writers Forum 2018

    Writing to Live, Living to Write WHAT IS THE NWF? The NZSA National Writers’ Forum is a conference for people who write: fiction, non-fiction, blogs, textbooks, children’s writers, graphic novels, poetry, plays and digital media. It is a two day intensive where writers talk, learn and share information about the craft of writing, the business of writing […]

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  • National Writers Forum – post event blog

    Being at an event that you’ve programmed can be a very strange thing. It’s like going behind the counter at your favourite cafe– suddenly, the mechanics of the space become visible and your outlook on the whole experience is totally different. The National Writers Forum programme was a long time in the planning. Thinking about […]

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  • Writing on Climate-Change leads to $25,000 Award

    Writing on Climate-Change leads to $25,000 Award   Neville Peat, wildlife photographer and author of over 40 books, was presented with the new CLNZ Writer’s Award at the inaugural National Writers Forum in Auckland tonight. Neville receives $25,000, one of the highest non-fiction prizes in New Zealand literature, towards his project “The Invading Sea”. The […]

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  • National Writers Forum – 17 to 19 Sept 2016 – Auckland

    This Weekend! Join us Saturday and Sunday for sessions, workshops and networking with writers including Chris Cleave, Patricia Grace, Stephen Daisley, Kate Pullinger, Nalini Singh, Ben Sanders, Helen Lowe and Greg McGee  plus publishing and marketing experts from New Zealand and overseas. Full programme details can be found at nationalwritersforum.org.nz Tickets can be purchased at iTicket   Design your own […]

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  • International Guests at the National Writers Forum

    17 – 18 September Owen G Glenn Building, Auckland. The National Writers Forum is just two weeks away and we’re looking forward to welcoming our international guests Chris Cleave, internationally acclaimed author of Everyone Brave is Forgiven, Incendiary and The Other Hand (a.k.a. Little Bee, number one on The New York Times Best Seller list) travels […]

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  • Chris Cleave to headline National Writers Forum

    Chris Cleave, internationally acclaimed author of Everyone Brave is Forgiven, Incendiary and The Other Hand (a.k.a. Little Bee, number one on The New York Times Best Seller list) is headlining the first ever National Writers Forum, to be held at the University of Auckland 17-18 September. ‘Chris is a brilliant writer who is willing to […]

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  • National Writers Forum – exploring the art, issues and business of writing

    Patricia Grace, Nalini Singh, Ockham award-winner Stephen Daisley and Canadian writer Kate Pullinger are just some of the writers so far announced as participants in the inaugural National Writers Forum taking place on 17 – 18 September. They will be joined by publishers, agents, editors, festival directors and a range of other industry professionals from […]

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  • National Writers Forum seeks Programme Manager

    The National Writers Forum is a new two day conference for writers. It will take place over a weekend in September, 2016. We seek a Programme Manager to manage the programming of this event. This is a fixed-term, part-time contract position from 25 January 2016 to 30 September 2016. Applicants will have expert up-to-the-minute knowledge […]

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