• Final NZSA Summer Encore Podcast Episode – Gigi Fenster introduces Lynn Jenner

    In the last of our New Zealand Society of Authors Summer Encore episodes, novelist Gigi Fenster introduces you to her favourite episode: the workshop  ‘Writing Process for Essay and Memoir Writers’ with Lynn Jenner given at the 2018 National Writers Forum. Learn more about Gigi’s books More about Lynn Jenner Listen to the new episode, […]

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  • Summer Encore: Graci Kim introduces ‘Making it in the international market’

    In the New Zealand Society of Authors Summer Encore Series, well known NZSA authors introduce you to some of their favourite episodes from the NZSA podcast. This week, Graci Kim, author of the instant US bestseller, The Last Fallen Star (A Gifted Clans Novel 1), introduces you to her favourite episode: the panel discussion ‘Making […]

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  • Summer Encore: Rosetta Allan introduces Paula Morris Address

    The New Zealand Society of Authors Summer Encore Series is a podcast series where well known NZSA authors introduce you to some of their favourite episodes from the NZSA podcast so far. This week, Rosetta Allan, author of the recently released Crazy Love along with several other novels and poetry collections, introduces you to her […]

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  • Summer Encore: Whiti Hereaka introduces ‘Getting Hot and Bothered’

    The New Zealand Society of Authors Summer Encore Series is a podcast series where well known NZSA authors introduce you to some of their favourite episodes from the NZSA podcast so far. This week, Whiti Hereaka, author of the newly released Kurangaituku and successful playwright, novelist, screenwriter, introduces you to her favourite episode: the panel […]

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  • Introducing the NZSA Summer Encore Podcast Series

    We’ve asked well known NZSA authors to introduce you to some of their favourite episodes from the NZSA podcast so far. This week, Mary-anne Scott, author of the newly released The Tomo, along with Spearo, Sticking with Pigs, and several other books for young people, introduces you to her favourite episode: Joy Cowley from Season […]

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  • A Reflection on 18 months as NZSA President: “A call-out to all writers: come gather round, we need your support . . . “

    BY MANDY HAGER    MAY 4, 2021     I’ve been a member of NZSA for around 30 years, joining before I published my first book, filled with pride when I could transition from ‘associate’ to ‘full’ membership. Although health and time constraints have meant I’ve rarely attended branch meetings or events, I’ve always read the […]

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  • Explore NZSA’s Podcast Library

    Have you listened to any of NZSA’s two podcast series? The NZSA Oral History Podcast Series is hosted by our own Karyn Hay, Kiwi broadcaster, NZSA member and author, and takes audio from our author oral history archives. Authors relate their stories of involvement with NZSA, chat about other writers of their generation, and describe […]

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  • 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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