• Romance Writers Conference 2018

    Below are the bio’s of the 2018 main speakers: Damon Suede Damon Suede grew up out-n-proud deep in the anus of right-wing America, and escaped as soon as it was legal. Though new to romance fiction, Damon has been writing for print, stage, and screen for two decades. He is currently on the board of […]

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  • From Inspiration To Publication – Fiction Writing Crash Course

    When: Sat 30 Jun 2018, 9:00am–1:00pm  Where:Whangarei Central Library, 5 Rust Avenue, Whangarei Restrictions:All Ages Ticket Information: Fee for workshop: $35.00 Buy Tickets – 0212990984 Additional fees may apply Website: Whangarei Libraries Listed by:michaelbotur9y3 From Inspiration To Publication – Fiction Writing Crash Course. Delivered by: writer Michael Botur May Bain Room At Whangarei Central Library on Saturday June […]

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  • National Flash Fiction Day NZ

    National Flash Fiction Day Wellington

    Come along and celebrate the shortest fiction on the shortest day of the year. There will be discussion, readings of the winning stories, prize-giving, spot prizes galore. All are welcome! Featuring speakers: Tim Jones (Youth Category Judge), Wellington Mayor Justin Lester, and writers Jennifer Lane and Janis Freegard. Sponsors: The Third Eye, NZ Society of […]

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  • AUTHOR TALK AT MOTUEKA

    AUTHOR TALK AT MOTUEKA Everyone is welcome to Motueka Library on Thursday 21 June, 2 – 3 pm, to when Top of the South writer Bruce Gilkison will be talking about his book Walking With James Hogg: the Ettrick Shepherd’s Journeys Through Scotland. Bruce’s ancestor James Hogg, also known as the Ettrick Shepherd, was a […]

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  • MOTUEKA LIVE POETS

    MOTUEKA LIVE POETS Motueka Live Poets meet monthly on the third Wednesday. Note their new venue, Armadillo’s Café (in the back room), 122 High Street, Motueka. Come and share your poetry at an open mic session, or just come to enjoy the talent! Sign up on the night to recite, read or sing your poems […]

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  • NELSON LIVE POETS

    NELSON LIVE POETS Nelson Live Poets meet on the third Tuesday of the month at the On Inn, which is in the basement underneath the Inn Between Backpackers, 335 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, on the east side of the cathedral. Their next meeting is on Tuesday 19 June, starting at 7.30 pm. This will be an […]

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  • Copyright in New Zealand: Guest Speaker

    Why is copyright important and what does Copyright Licensing Ltd do for New Zealand authors?  Hear Paula Browning, the CEO of Copyright Licensing Ltd (CLNZ), speak about research grants, awards, funding opportunities and the projects CLNZ is undertaking to support New Zealand authors. This is an event by the Auckland Branch of the New Zealand […]

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  • To be perfectly Frances (2018)

    Book launch ‘To be perfectly Frances’

    Frances Cherry and Steele Roberts Aotearoa warmly invite you to celebrate the launch of Frances’s latest book, To be perfectly Frances: a memoir. Saturday 9 June 2018 at 3pm All Saints Church, Hataitai All welcome!

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  • NZSA Wellington Branch Pipitea venue

    Pipitea Book Pitch

    Join NZ Society of Authors Wellington Branch on 18 June for our regular Branch meeting, followed by an exciting new event: Pipitea Book Pitch. We have a confirmed line-up of ten marvellous local authors (all NZSA members), who will each have three minutes to tell you about their book, and convince you that it should go straight to the […]

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  • The Winter Art Book Fair

    Motivated by the lack of online and offline spaces to buy and sell independent art books in our fair city, Strange Haven introduces the Winter Art Book Fair. Held on the First Thursday of the cold season, the small-but-lively fair will host a select group of artists, galleries and independent publishers presenting carefully-crafted books and limited-edition […]

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  • Escape! Tauranga

    Escape! takes place in Tauranga from June 1-4 and as well as featuring a stellar line-up of writers and thinkers, also includes three workshops. Saturday, June 2, 1-4pm: Beyond the Visual with Laurence Fearnley. A hands-on workshop with the award-winning novelist and writer. Explore ways in which sound, touch, smell and taste can add richness […]

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  • Manawatu Hub Speaker Series

    Tina Makereti Is historical fiction about history?

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