• Nelson/Whakatū Roadshow – 22 May

    9am – 6.30pm. NMIT, 71 Nile Street, Rooms T301 and T309, Nelson, Whakatū  Take part in a day of keynote sessions, workshops, masterclasses and discussions plus a catered morning tea/coffee and lunch. The event is open to all with a wide range of affordable prices (including early bird prices) for students, NZSA members, non-members and […]

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  • Inaugural NZSA Laura Solomon Cuba Press Prize shortlist announced

    Five writers have been shortlisted for an award that celebrates fresh writing with a ‘unique and original vision‘. NZSA congratulates shortlisted writers Joanna Aitchison, Tom Baragwanath, James Norcliffe, Lizzie Harwood, and Wes Lee. 89 applications were received and the shortlist judging panel of Tina Shaw and Ruby Porter commented: ‘We saw an inspiring range of […]

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  • A Clear Dawn – launch at Unity Books Wellington May 19

    Auckland University Press & Unity Books invite you to celebrate the launch of A CLEAR DAWN: New Asian Voices from Aotearoa Edited by Paula Morris and Alison Wong. March 19, 6pm Unity Books Wellington 57 Willis St, Wellington Central

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  • RICHMOND WRITING GROUP

    RICHMOND WRITING GROUP The Richmond Writing Group is for adults with an interest in writing – whether you’re just thinking about starting to write something, you’re a published author, or somewhere in between. The group meets on the third Tuesday of the month, 1 – 3 pm, in the Constance Barnicoat Room at Richmond Library. […]

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  • AUTHOR TALK BY JEAN GORMAN: INTRODUCTION TO THE CRUSADES

    AUTHOR TALK BY JEAN GORMAN: INTRODUCTION TO THE CRUSADES Everyone is welcome to Richmond Library on Thursday 15 April, 5.30 pm, to hear Jean Gorman share her knowledge of The Crusades. Jean Gorman, the Secretary of NZSA Top of the South branch, is the well- known author of the Lionheart Chronicles, historical novels set during […]

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  • Rush! Rush! Book launch April 10

    Where:  Dorothy Butler Children’s Book Shop Three Lamps,  Ponsonby When:  Saturday 10th April at 4.30pm Meet author and poet Elena de Roo at the launch of Rush! Rush! Books will be available for sale and signing Published by One Tree House www.onetree-house.com

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  • Book Launch of Gaps in the Light at Titirangi Library

    Tuesday 20 April 6.30pm at Titirangi Library You are invited to the launch of Iona Winter’s new work – Gaps in the Light Gaps in the Light uses form in innovative ways to express deeply the experience of loss and joy in ways I can’t remember reading anywhere else. Nothing is binary here – everything feels […]

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  • Call for submissions for poetry anthology

    ‘Up Flynn Road, across Cook Strait, through the Magellanic Cloud…’ the title of our planned poetry anthology is taken from the poem Meditations upon walking a Dog by Dean Ballinger. We are looking for unpublished travel poems that take the reader on journeys into the immediate neighbourhood, within New Zealand, overseas but also into imaginative spaces, […]

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  • Between the Lines: Central Hawke’s Bay Readers & Writers Festival

    Money, crime, immigration, aroha, gardening and plays. Poets and self-pub workshopping. An eclectic mix of visiting celebs and local speakers will entertain the second Festival. 20th – 23rd May Book your tickets now: https://www.betweenthelines.nz/

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  • NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grant + Residency – Recipient Announced

    The New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) and Auckland War Memorial Museum are delighted to announce the recipient of the NZSA Auckland Museum Research + Residency Grant. The grant goes to Port Chalmers writer Majella Cullinane, whose winning proposal will utilise research drawn from the Auckland Museum Research Library Te Pātaka Mātāpuna o Tāmaki Paenga Hira’s extensive collections. Majella Cullinane writes […]

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  • Dunedin/Ōtepoti Roadshow – 27 March

    8.45am – 4.15pm. Mornington Presbyterian Church, 16 Maryhill Terrace, Maryhill, Dunedin/Ōtepoti What’s on: Take part in a day of keynote sessions, workshops, masterclasses and discussions plus a catered morning tea/coffee and lunch. The event is open to all with a wide range of affordable prices (including early bird prices) for students, NZSA members, non-members and […]

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  • Christchurch/Ōtautahi Roadshow-10 April

    10 April, 8.45am – 4.15pm. Oxford Terrace Baptist Church, 228 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch/Ōtautahi What’s on: Take part in a day of keynote sessions, workshops, masterclasses and discussions plus a catered morning tea/coffee and lunch. The event is open to all with a wide range of affordable prices (including early bird prices) for students, NZSA members, […]

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