• NZSA Youth Mentorship Programme 2020 recipients announced

    Four talented secondary school students have been selected as the 2020 winners of the New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa (PEN NZ Inc) Youth Mentorship Programme. These young writers now have a special opportunity to hone their writing skills and develop their craft under the mentorship of four of New Zealand’s finest […]

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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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  • 2020 NZSA Writer Mentorships announced

    2020 NZSA Writer Mentorships announced Recipients have been selected for the New Zealand Society of Authors Mentorship Programme 2020, with thirteen chosen from a pool of 71 applicants. There were a wide variety of projects on offer and all applicants showed a high level of commitment to the craft of writing. This made it a difficult […]

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  • CompleteMS – open for applications

    Do you have a completed draft of your manuscript ready to take to that next level? Poetry, fiction, short fiction or non-fiction Apply now for the New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa (PEN NZ Inc) CompleteMS manuscript assessment programme The NZSA CompleteMS manuscript assessment programme is now open for applications. Thirteen successful applicants will […]

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  • Youth Mentorship Programme 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 these aspiring young writers (aged 15-18) a mentorship, from May to November, giving them the opportunity to gain valuable […]

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  • Compelling stories by emerging writers awarded 2019 NZSA assessments

    The NZ Society of Authors announce who will receive manuscript guidance in this year’s CompleteMS programme. Thirteen writers with manuscripts ranging through black comedy, Kiwi noir, ethnographic fiction/literary non-fiction, creative non-fiction, fantasy, historical, young adult, new adult, family saga, sci-fi, short stories, coming-of-age story and poetry have been chosen to take part in this year’s […]

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  • Recipients have been selected for the NZ Society of Authors Youth Mentorship Programme 2019

    Four talented secondary school students have been selected as winners of the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) Youth Mentorship Programme 2019. These young writers now have a special opportunity to hone their writing skills and develop their craft under the mentorship of four of New Zealand’s finest professional authors. The 2019 recipients for the NZSA […]

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  • 2019 NZSA Writer Mentorships announced

    Recipients have been selected for the New Zealand Society of Authors Mentorship Programme 2019 with thirteen chosen from a pool of 79 applicants. With a high level of commitment shown by the applicants and a wide variety of fascinating projects the judges had quite a task making their selection. Our 2019 mentees are emerging writers with […]

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  • CompleteMS – open for applications

    Do you have a completed draft of your manuscript that is ready to take to that next level? Apply now for the NZSA CompleteMS Manuscript Assessment Programme – a programme that provides writers with essential critical feedback on an advanced work, moving it closer to publication. The NZSA CompleteMS manuscript assessment programme is now open […]

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  • Youth Mentorship Programme 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 these aspiring young writers (aged 15-18) a mentorship, from May to November, giving them the opportunity to gain valuable […]

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  • NZSA Mentor Programme 2019 open for applications

    For Writers!
    Apply now to be mentored by an established writer, poet, playwright or graphic novelist.

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  • Emerging writers receive manuscript guidance

    NZ Society of Authors is delighted to announce this year’s CompleteMS recipients. Thirteen writers with manuscripts that span creative non-fiction, spec fiction, short stories, interview narratives, historical fiction, young adult (fiction and fantasy), poetry, alternative future fiction, adult fiction, and a legal drama have been chosen for the NZSA CompleteMS programme. This programme gives each writer a […]

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