• Women & Leadership New Zealand Scholarships

    Residual funding is available to support the development of female leaders across NZ’s writers sector. The initiative is providing women with grants of between $2,500 and $8,000 to enable participation in one of three programs that cover such things as reinforcing resilience and wellbeing, engaging with challenge and conflict, creating future focus, leading authentically and […]

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  • In Conversation: Liz Nugent and Fiona Sussman

    Join Ngaio Marsh Awards and Te Manawa for a special evening with two award-winning storytellers. Liz Nugent, a #1 bestselling author who was named Irish Woman of the Year in Literature in 2017, chats to Auckland writer Fiona Sussman about life on and off the page, from dealing with the ongoing effects of a childhood […]

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  • By Sea Mouths Speaking: Collected Prose and Poetry 1973-2018 DENYS TRUSSELL BOOK LAUNCH 5pm Saturday 19.10.19 Grey Lynn Library

    Brick Row Publishing Company invites you to the launch of BY SEA MOUTHS SPEAKING  Collected Poems 1973- 2018 and Related Prose by Denys Trussell  to be launched by Alistair Paterson ONZM poet, editor and prose-writer, editor of Poetry New Zealand 1993–2015.    5pm Saturday, October 19th 2019     at Grey Lynn Library Hall, 474 Great […]

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  • CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants 2019 Awarded

    “THE OVERALL QUALITY WAS HIGH AND THE UPPER END OF THE LIST STRONG. WE COULD HAVE EASILY ADDED MANY MORE TO THE SHORTLIST.” – DAVID VEART, 2019 JUDGING PANEL CONVENER The 2019 Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) and New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) Research Grants have been awarded. The $5,000 grants support New Zealand […]

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  • Emerging Māori Writer’s Residency VUW – deadline

    Victoria University of Wellington announces Emerging M?ori Writer’s Residency To mark Te Wiki o te Reo M?ori, Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML) is delighted to announce the inaugural Emerging M?ori Writer’s Residency for 2020. The Residency, supported by Creative New Zealand, runs for three months and includes a writing room, […]

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  • Tauranga Arts Festival

    Tauranga Arts Festival is running a series of writing workshops over Labour Weekend – tickets available through the festival website (click on the titles below to access a description of each workshop). Writing for Middle Readers: Kate De Goldi https://www.taurangafestival.co.nz/event/boundary-riding-workshop-320 When: 9.30am-3.30pm; Saturday, October 26 Where: The Terraces, Baycourt Theatre, Durham St, Tauranga Cost: $120. […]

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  • BOOK LAUNCH IN NELSON

    BOOK LAUNCH IN NELSON The launch of David Briggs’ latest novel, The Claim, will be held at Page & Blackmore bookshop on Trafalgar Street, Nelson, on Thursday 7 November at 5.30 pm. The book was long-listed in 2018 for the New Zealand Michael Gifkins prize for an unpublished novel. It was subsequently published in the […]

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  • NZSA Central Districts

    Hawke’s Bay Writers’ Hub

    All writers are welcome to join our monthly meet-ups on the last Sunday of the month. We meet at Number 5 Cafe and Larder, 248 State Highway 2, Mangateretere (near Golflands, between Clive and Hastings) 11.30 am to 1.30 pm. Come along to talk about your writing, share tips and network.

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  • Manawatu Writers’ Hub

    The Manawatu Writers’ Hub meets on the second Monday of every month (except January) at Palmerston North Public Library, from 5.30 to 7.30. All NZSA writers and anyone interested are welcome to come along.

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  • BOOK LAUNCH IN RICHMOND

    BOOK LAUNCH IN RICHMOND Everyone is welcome to the launch of Robyn Prokop’s debut novel Taelstone – Stones of the Azuri, Book One on Friday 13 September, 5.30 pm at The Junction, corner of McShane Road & SH60 (next to The Grape Escape). Taelstone tells the story of Ash, a kitchen slave who is swept […]

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  • Randell Cottage Writers Residency – deadline

    Applications Invited For Randell Cottage Writers Residency Applications are now open for the 2020 Creative New Zealand Randell Cottage Writers Fellowship. The fellowship comprises a stipend, currently set at $22,000, and six months’ rent-free accommodation in one of Wellington’s oldest colonial buildings. The Trust is particularly interested in hearing from mid-career and M?ori and Pasifika […]

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  • 2019 Graeme Lay Short Story Competition

    Open exclusively to all NZSA members $500 first prize, $250 second prize, $100 third prize Opens 16 August, closes 4pm, Friday 4 October Brought to you by NZSA Auckland Branch Conditions of entry The competition is open to all NZSA members. All entries must be original and not previously published or broadcast before the competition […]

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