• Taipei International Book Exhibition 2016

    The Taipei International Book Exhibition is a book fair organised by the Taipei Book Fair Foundation. It is the annual meeting point for Asian publishers and one of the most diversified international book fairs in Asia. It attracts publishers, editors, rights managers, distributors, booksellers and librarians to select the latest titles at the beginning of the year. […]

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  • Screenwriting Workshop – Nelson

    Following on from the success of his first workshop on screenwriting in November, Tony Etchells will be conducting a second workshop on Sunday 14 February, 9.30 am – 12.30 pm, in the Constance Barnicoat Room, Richmond Library. Tony Etchells has nearly two decades of practical experience as a full-time professional screenwriter for television. He began […]

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  • NZWG Seed Grant – Round One

    New Zealand Writers Guild (NZWG) and New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) are excited to announce an additional pathway for New Zealand writers under the highly successful NZWG Seed programme for new creative projects. The NZWG Seed grants allow writers to be innovative, brilliant, and to create something they own, just as they see it. A […]

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  • Don’t Talk To Me About Love Writing Contest

    Love is strange, love is beautiful, love is dangerous… Don’t Talk To Me About Love’s debut contest is open for submissions until Midnight, Valentine’s Day, February 14 2016. What does LOVE mean to you? We want your fiction, non-fiction and poetry, exploring love in any of its myriad expressions: romantic, platonic, parental, and much, much […]

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  • Book Launch – Wellington

    Book Launch Launch of Kim Chamberlain’s books The 5 Minute Brain Workout for Kids, plus 365 Games and Puzzles to Keep Your Mind Sharp (a 5 minute brain workout for adults) in Wellington. 6pm, Wednesday 17 February at The Children’s Bookshop, Shop 26 Kilbirnie Plaza, Kilbirnie, Wellington 6022, New Zealand. John and Ruth at the Children’s […]

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  • Michael King Writers Centre Poets Picnic in the Garden

    Poets’ Picnic in the Garden Auckland Anniversary Day 2016 Monday 1 February – 12 noon to 4 pm Poetry readings from 2 pm BYO picnic. Free tea and coffee Watch the spectacle of sails from the historic Signalman’s House where the beautiful garden will be open for the public to picnic. You can enjoy the views […]

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  • Call for Abstracts for WJEC Conference

    World Journalism Education Conference (WJEC) Preconference 13 July 2016 Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand Organised by the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA) in collaboration with the Pacific Media Centre (PMC) at AUT and The Media Educators Pacific (MEP) jeaa.org.au Immediately prior to the WJEC on 14-16 July The JERAA-WJEC Preconference has a separate abstract […]

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  • Get your 2016 writing project up and running

    The Kickstart Writing Workshop is a dynamic writing workshop designed to get your idea out of your head and onto the page.  A designated writing day that focuses on the expansion and structure of your story in a fun and supportive environment. Come armed with your idea and let’s get that project underway. Facilitator Kathryn Burnett is a […]

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  • Writers At Lunchtime In Nelson

    The next meeting of Writers at Lunchtime will be on Wednesday 3 February, 11.30 am – 1.30 pm. We start the New Year with an ‘open mic’ session, designed to let us get to know each other. Tell us something about yourself, your latest projects and plans, any recent successes. Readings are welcome, but keep […]

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  • Nelson Romance Writers Anthology Launch

    The Nelson Romance Writers (Romance Writers of NZ Nelson Chapter) will launch their anthology Ripples on Valentine’s Day, Sunday 14 February at 2pm. The venue is Page & Blackmore Booksellers, 254 Trafalgar Street, Nelson. Whether you like sweet meetings or racy romances, this book caters to every flavour! Ripples contains short stories, excerpts from novels, […]

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  • National Writers Forum

    Writers riding the wave of change

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  • Auckland Mayoral Writers Grant

    Applications for the Auckland Mayoral Writers Grant are now open. The Mayor requests proposals for a quality text work about living in Auckland by 5pm on Friday 19 February. The grant will be a single payment of $12,000 paid on completion of the work. The decision to award the grant will be made by an […]

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