• Book Launch – Wairoa

    Helen Waaka is launching her new book, Waitapu , and you are cordially invited to celebrate this launch with her: In Napier – at the Beattie and Forbes bookshop on Friday December 4th, 5.30 – 6.30pm In Wairoa – at the Wairoa library, 212 Marine Parade, on Thurs December 10th  5.30 – 6.30pm These events […]

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  • Book Launch – Napier

    Helen Waaka is launching her new book, Waitapu , and you are cordially invited to celebrate this launch with her: In Napier – at the Beattie and Forbes bookshop on Friday December 4th, 5.30 – 6.30pm In Wairoa – at the Wairoa library, 212 Marine Parade, on Thurs December 10th30 – 6.30pm These events will […]

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  • Writing Workshops in Wellington

    Novel or Memoir 10 monthly full day workshops begin on the third Sunday in February 2016. For further information contact Frances Cherry francescherry@clear.net.nz

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  • Wairarapa Book Fair

    It just may be the largest gathering of Wairarapa authors ever – on Sunday, December 6th, from 12 noon to 3pm, more than 25 authors in the region will participate in the “Wairarapa Book Fair” at the Carterton Events Centre.  A range of authors will talk about their work and sign books, and local publishers and […]

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  • Titirangi Poets Xmas Special

    Our next session is on Saturday 12th December 2pm to 4pm at the Titirangi Library. We will start with a Round Robin for you to read a favourite poem, yours or someone else’s. Followed by a shared afternoon tea. Please bring a plate Next will be a Writing Workshop run by Amanda Eason. Participants will […]

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  • Lavinia Winter Fellow

    Lavinia Winter Fellow Deadline 15 December 2015 (midnight!) This Fellowship, running since 2009, is open for women artists/writers/researchers working in any media under the age of 40. In memory of Lavinia Winter, New Zealand Pacific Studio invites applications for the 3-week Lavinia Winter Fellowship from women under the age of forty. Applicants could be working in […]

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  • MEET LOCAL WRITERS AT MOTUEKA

    The Top of the South branch committee is hosting a meeting on Sunday 13 December in Motueka which will provide an opportunity to socialise, network and share something about your work. Everyone is welcome, so bring along your old friends and be ready to make some new ones! The guest speaker Tony Etchells will be […]

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  • Poets at Piano Bar

    Poets at Piano Bar, Rust Ave, Whangarei this Thursday 26 November 5pm More

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  • K?piti Writers’ Retreat

    Join us for the K?piti Writers’ Retreat and renew and recharge your writing and your life. The K?piti Writers’ Retreat is an immersive, two-day gathering for writers, happening on the K?piti Coast. The retreat includes morning workshops, afternoon panels, discussions and space and time to write, relax and engage with topics critical to your work. […]

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  • Colliding Worlds – A creative writing workshop

    The collision of fantasy and literary fiction has been a hot button topic in criticism of late. Many contemporary critics seem intent on policing the boundaries between the genres, or with drawing up a hierarchy whose unassailed pole position is occupied by realist literary fiction. However, as Neil Gaiman argues: ‘I think the rules are […]

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  • Colliding Worlds – A creative writing workshop

    The collision of fantasy and literary fiction has been a hot button topic in criticism of late. Many contemporary critics seem intent on policing the boundaries between the genres, or with drawing up a hierarchy whose unassailed pole position is occupied by realist literary fiction. However, as Neil Gaiman argues: ‘I think the rules are […]

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  • Headland – accepting submissions

    We have a current opportunity for New Zealand writers to submit for Issue 5, to be published in February 2016. Our submission deadline is 11 December. We are wondering if you’d be willing to include our deadline on your website or newsletter? Headland is currently accepting submissions of short fiction and creative non-fiction, 2000-5000 words, […]

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