• BookBubble podcast: Elizabeth Knox

    Nicky Pellegrino and Stacy Gregg continue their Book Bubble podcast series with an interview with Elizabeth Knox. Wellington’s Elizabeth Knox describes herself as a modestly-sized totara in this country’s literary landscape and her most recent best-selling novel, an arcane thriller called The Absolute Book, has been snapped up by publishers in the US and the UK. […]

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  • In the Book Bubble with…Nalini Singh

    In this week’s episode of the Book Bubble podcast New York Times bestselling Auckland author Nalini Singh talks frankly with Nicky Pellegrino about the lack of diversity among authors of NZ popular fiction and what she thinks is going wrong. Why reading lots of romance isn’t bad for your love life. And how she made […]

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  • CLNZ $120,000 Contestable Fund Grants awarded – recipients announced

    We are pleased to announce the successful recipients of the Special Round of Contestable Fund Grants 2020.   In order to support the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, Copyright Licensing New Zealand released a special fund of $120,000 for short-term projects that could be started straight away and completed by the end of September this […]

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  • The PEN Pod By PEN America

    From PEN America As an organization that’s all about the literary community, PEN America knows that the current health crisis is hitting our Members and friends particularly hard. Check out PEN America’s new podcast, “The PEN Pod,” featuring conversations with writers like PEN America President Jennifer Egan, PEN/Jean Stein Book Award winner Yiyun Li, and former […]

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  • #NZSA Connects

    New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa (PEN NZ) Inc announces new digital initiatives April 3, 2020 Like all New Zealanders, organisations and businesses, NZSA is adapting to the challenging circumstances brought about by the unprecedented COVID-19 emergency. “We are really concerned about the ongoing welfare, income and mental and physical health of […]

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  • NZSA Live! presents National Writers Forum content – FREE!

    We are releasing 18 days of National Writers Forum 2018 sessions to help New Zealand writers and authors through the covid-19 national lockdown. And it’s all free! Hear keynote addresses from writers like Lani Wendt Young and Dr Anita Hiess; panel discussions on adapting books into other formats and the business of writing. Virtually sit in […]

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  • NZSA Live! New Podcast Featuring Audio Recorded at NZSA Events

    NZSA is proud to add to our Oral History podcast, new NZSA Live! In these podcasts we will share audio recorded at a variety of New Zealand Society of Authors events, beginning with the 2019 Janet Frame Memorial Address given by NZSA President of Honour 2019 – 2020, David Hill. These episodes will appear alongside our Oral […]

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