• Amazon Secrets from 2 Bestselling USA Authors

    Sunday 24 September at 2pm Benefit from the international publishing experience of two bestselling American science fiction authors, Chris Kennedy and Mark Wandrey. Rising Above the Noise: Maximizing Your Profits with Amazon is a free seminar (gold coin donation for venue hire) at Wellington Central City Library, seminar room, mezzanine floor. Understanding the Amazon algorithm […]

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  • inside . out open mic for writers

    Inside.Out Open Mic For Writers is your place for NEW WRITING, GREAT MUSIC and UPDATES. Bring writing to share at the mic, up to five or six minutes – or come chill and enjoy. Flash fiction, poetry, short story, performance poetry, life stories; they all make for compelling listening.             […]

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  • LAUNCH OF ANTHOLOGY HORIZONS 3

    The third of the biennial anthologies published by NZSA Top of the South branch will be launched on Thursday 14 September, 5.30 pm at the Refinery ArtSpace in Nelson. Horizons 3 contains the winning and shortlisted stories from the 2017 and 2016 Page & Blackmore Short Story Competitions, plus poems that have appeared in the […]

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  • So you finished your comic, now what?

    Join us at Auckland Central Library to hear four experienced cartoonists talk about the realities of getting your finished comic in front of an audience. Refreshments from 6pm in the Whare Wananga on Level 1. Moderated by Zak Waipara (Otea), the panel will include Sam Orchard (Rooster Tails), Li Chen (Extra Ordinary) and Michel Mulipola […]

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  • Let’s Get Writing

    Craving some uninterrupted, dedicated writing time? Or maybe you just want to get that story idea out of your head and onto the page… Kathryn Burnett’s “Let’s Get Writing” (16 & 17 Sept) is a practical two-day writing workshop designed to give writers of all kinds the time, space and inspiration to be the most productive writer they can be. […]

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  • Whanganui Literary Festival 2017 Events

    Friday 29 September – Saturday 7 October   Roger Hall’s Middle-Age Spread   A comedy, with tragic overtones, about three middle-class, middle-aged New Zealand couples who feel their lives have become routine and predictable. This is an award-winning play which addresses issues we can all recognise. Venue: Wanganui Repertory Theatre, 4 Ridgway Street Dates and […]

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  • OUTSIDE THE SQUARE – Henderson new writing launch

    New Writing for Henderson Henderson-Massey Local Board invites you to a free launch event of new writing about Henderson on Sunday 17 September at the Corban Estate Arts Centre. The writing series includes short written works by Paula Morris, Nina Seja and Ann Poulsen , and a theatrical play for children by Renee Liang (Glucina) […]

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  • NZ Book Festival 2017

    NZ Book Festival 2017 Saturday 11 November Meet New Zealand authors and discover new books to read at the NZ Book Festival 2017 If you love books, The NZ Book Festival is one of the top FREE Auckland events not to be missed! Meet New Zealand authors and discover new books to read or buy […]

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  • 2017 Historical Novel Society Australasia conference

    The 2017 Historical Novel Society Australasia conference will be held in Melbourne on 8-10 September at Swinburne University. The programme showcases over 60 speakers including Kerry Greenwood, Kate Forsyth, Deborah Challinor, Sophie Masson, Sulari Gentill, Robert Gott, Lucy Treloar, Kate Mildenhall, Arnold Zable, Melissa Ashley, Juliet Marillier and Libby Hathorn. Sessions explore craft, research, inspiration, […]

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  • SLEEPS STANDING – INVITE

      Te Ara Poutama – The Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Development, AUT In association with Penguin Random House Invite you to celebrate the publication of SLEEPS STANDING – MOETŪ A kaleidoscopic exploration of the Battle of Ōrākau   Written by Witi Ihimaera, translated into Māori by Hēmi Kelly and published by Penguin Random House New Zealand […]

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