• 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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  • Four secondary school writers win NZSA youth mentorships

    Four talented secondary school students have been selected as winners of the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) Youth Mentorship Programme 2018. 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 2018 recipients […]

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  • 2018 NZSA Writer Mentorships announced

    Recipients have been selected for the New Zealand Society of Authors Mentorship Programme 2018 with thirteen chosen from a pool of ninety 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 2018 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 2018 offers these aspiring young writers (aged 15-18) a mentorship, from May to November, giving them the opportunity to gain […]

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  • NZSA Mentor Programme 2018

    For Writers! Apply now to be mentored by an established writer, poet, playwright or graphic novelist. The NZ Society of Authors Mentor programme for 2018 seeks applications from writers and comic / graphic novelists looking for professional development, a safe space to discuss their work, intellectual community, role models, accountability and substantive feedback. The writers and creators […]

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  • Michael King Writers’ Centre 2018 Residency Recipients Announced

    Next year New Zealand’s largest writer-residency organisation will host its largest-ever number of residencies, offering opportunities to 15 emerging and established writers – historians, memoirists, essay writers, fiction writers, poets and dramatists. Established writers include Courtney Sina Meredith (Early Summer), Fiona Samuel (Winter) Jacquie McRae (M?ori residency), Tracy Farr (Spring) and Mark Broatch (Late Spring). […]

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