• Book Launch: They of Star

    The launch of the novel and original soundtrack release of They of Star by Mervyn Noel Whitley Jnr. When: 6pm Thursday 24th October Where: The Pumphouse Theatre, 2a Manurere Ave, Takapuna Wine and nibbles will be served.  Not suitable for children under 12.

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  • Book Launch: Passion: Living, Feasting and Writing deep in the Marlborough Sounds

    Passion: Living, Feasting and Writing deep in the Marlborough Sounds is the latest book from Marion Day. It will be launched at Portage Resort, 2923 Kenepuru Road on Saturday 5 October at 1 pm, with raffles, bar and nibbles. ‘Passion’ is the perfect word for author Marion. She is passionate about many things – life, […]

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  • Book Launch: Moth Hour

    Auckland University Press & The Women’s Bookshop warmly invite you to attend the launch of Moth Hour by Anne Kennedy 6pm, Tuesday 24 September 2019 The Women’s Bookshop, 105 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland To be launched by Michele Leggott ALL WELCOME

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  • Book Launch: Fresh Ink

    Cloud Ink Press Fresh Ink 2019 Book Launch From the historical to the fantastical, the real to the surreal, this exciting anthology of New Zealand fiction, poetry, and artwork presents the varied voices and styles of New Zealand writing at its best – exhibiting work from established and award-winning authors as well as some lively […]

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  • Book Launch: Fresh Ink

    Cloud Ink Press Fresh Ink 2019 Book Launch From the historical to the fantastical, the real to the surreal, this exciting anthology of New Zealand fiction, poetry, and artwork presents the varied voices and styles of New Zealand writing at its best – exhibiting work from established and award-winning authors as well as some lively […]

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  • Book Launch: Colin McCahon: There is Only One Direction, Vol. I 1919–1959

    Auckland University Press & Gow Langsford Gallery warmly invite you to attend the launch of: Colin McCahon: There is Only One Direction, Vol. I 1919–1959 by Peter Simpson 5–7 pm, Thursday 10 October 2019 Gow Langsford Gallery – Kitchener Street Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Sts To be launched by Luit Bieringa More info and a […]

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  • Have Your Say on Sustainable Creative Careers!

    Last year Creative New Zealand and NZ On Air engaged research company Colmar Brunton to survey a range of creative professionals, aged 16 and over, who earned at least some income from their creative work, on aspects of their creative careers. They published the research in May this year, identifying three joint priorities for future action: 1.    Fair […]

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  • Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel 2020 – deadline midnight 31 October

    The prize is open to writers holding New Zealand citizenship or who are permanent residents of New Zealand, and, thanks to a generous financial commitment from the late Michael Gifkins’ family, the winner will receive a contract for world rights from Text, and an advance of NZ$10,000. Submissions to the 2020 prize will close at […]

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  • How to Be a Happy Self-Publisher

    NZSA Auckland Branch Meeting | Friday 4 October at 6.15 pm | AUT Tower, Cnr of Rutland and Wakefield St, City Central | Floor 12, Room 1211. Being a Happy Self-Publisher Dave from The CopyPress sees too many self-published authors with boxes of books riddled with errors no one will buy! He is attending our […]

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  • Nelson: Writers at Lunchtime

    The next Writers at Lunchtime meeting takes place on Wednesday 2 October, 11.30 am to 1.30 pm. The guest speaker at 12.30 pm will be Annika Ohlson-Smith. Annika was a founder member of the Top of the South branch of NZSA and has long been a member of the Nelson branch of Romance Writers of […]

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  • Hawkes Bay Arts Festival

    Hawke’s Bay Readers & Writers Festival

    Hawke’s Bay Readers & Writers Festival.

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  • Call For Submissions – Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand: A new anthology

    The editors seek submissions in fiction and nonfiction, poetry and visual art. Submissions are open through 31 October 2019. Please read the description and send your submission to: wearenzanthology[at]gmail[dot]com About the book: This anthology of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry and visual art celebrates the voices, experiences and ethnicities that form contemporary New Zealand. Its editors […]

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