• NZ Booksellers’ Conference 2016 – Auckland

    The Booksellers NZ Conference is a chance to meet other people in the trade, hear the latest information from local speakers and celebrate everything that is books and reading. The Business Meeting Day will be held on Saturday, 2 July from 10 am to 4pm, followed by the NZ Book Industry Awards in the evening […]

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  • NZ Bookshop Day

    New Zealand Bookshop Day is a national celebration of bookshops in New Zealand and is a showcase of the vibrant and wonderful bookshops throughout the country.

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  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2016

    The Frankfurt Book Fair is a meeting place for the industry’s experts and the most important marketplace for books, media, rights and licences worldwide. Be they publishers, booksellers, agents, film producers or authors – each year in October, they all come together and create something new. This year’s Guest of Honour country is shared between […]

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  • WORD 2016 – Christchurch

    WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival holds events that bring writers, thinkers and performers together to celebrate the written word and provide a window for readers to respond to ideas.The festival’s objective is to bring the community together through their love of words in all their forms.

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  • Storylines Festival 2016

    Storylines Children’s Literature Charitable Trust  promotes public awareness of the importance of reading and books for all children and young adults. The Storylines Festival aims to bring children together with their favourite authors, illustrators, storytellers and performers, all bringing New Zealand books to life. A series of free Family Days are held across the country, these festival days […]

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  • IBBY 35th International Congress – Auckland

    The International Board on Books for Young People Congress is this year being hosted by New Zealand. IBBY is a non-profit organisation representing an international network of countries and people, mostly volunteers, dedicated to bringing books and children together. The IBBY Congress will have a variety of presentations from around the world in parallel and poster […]

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  • Fish Publishing Short Memoir Prize

      Everyone must have a memoir. Go for it! Write a piece of your life, send it to Fish. This contest is an opportunity to have your memoir published. The competition will be judged by Carlo Gebler. Carlo is the author of many books, including three memoirs – Father and I, Confessions of a Catastrophist and The Projectionist. He will […]

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  • PANZ Conference 2016 – Auckland

    PANZ International Conference 2016: Local Publishing, Global Thinking Conference at a Glance Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 128 Albert Street, Auckland Date: Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July Details and Registration: Download the PANZ Conference Programme 2016 and Registration Form Programme View or download the programme for the PANZ International Conference.

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  • Book Expo America 2016 – Chicago

    Book Expo America (BEA) is North America’s largest gathering of book industry professionals from around the globe. BEA is the leading business event for publishers, librarians, retailers, booksellers, digital content creators, traditional and self-published authors, media, rights professionals, and movie and television executives. It’s the best place to discover new titles and authors, learn about […]

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  • Auckland Writers Festival 2017

    THE FESTIVAL BRINGS THE WORLD TO AUCKLAND. Every year we stage over 140 public events, gathering together 160 of the world’s best writers and thinkers with over 24,000 festival goers and up to 6,000 young people to celebrate the world of books and ideas. For the past 16 years the Festival has enriched the culture […]

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  • London Book Fair 2016

    The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels. In 2016 the fair will take place at Olympia, West London, and cover all aspects of the publishing industry. Over the course of the three day Fair conferences, seminars, […]

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  • Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2016

    The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is the most important international event dedicated to the children’s publishing and multimedia industry. Every year in the spring, publishers, authors, illustrators, literary agents, licensors and licensees, packagers, distributors, printers, booksellers, librarians and serice companies connected to publishing meet in Bologna to: -sell and buy copyrights -establish new contacts and strengthen […]

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