NZ Writers Read

With so many festivals, book launches and readings cancelled due to covid-19 we are aware that promoting your work just became a lot harder. That’s why we’ve launched ‘NZ Writers Read’, dedicated playlists on our YouTube channel of authors reading from their work. Visit our YouTube to see all the videos and playlists or watch a sample below.

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NZ Writer and NZSA President Mandy Hager talks about her non-fiction book ‘Hindsight’.

NZ Writer and NZSA Vice-President Philippa Werry reads from her middle grade fiction ‘The Telegram’.

NZ Writer Anne Ingram reads from her middle fiction adventure story ‘Bonjour Lucy Bee.’ Set in France it is published by OneTree House.

NZ Writer Matthew Cunningham reads from his children’s picture book ‘Abigail and the birth of the Sun’, a bright and beautiful exploration of a supernova and the birth of our solar system for young children, all wrapped up in a bedtime story.

NZ Writer Nicky Webber reads from chapter 15 of ‘No Ordinary Man’. This adult fiction title is about Mick Thompson and his secretive life throughout WWII and after returning home to New Zealand in 1945. This seductive and intriguing true story explores love against the back drop of this courageous ANZAC soldier’s fight in the Western Desert war in North Africa.

NZ Writer Paul Mason reads from his middle-grade fiction book, ‘The International Yeti Collective’. You can buy this as an e-book!

NZ Writer Alexandra Tylee reads from her picture book ‘If I Was a Banana’, perfect for children 3 – 5 years old.

NZ Writer Adele Broadbent reads from her new YA novel, ‘If Only’. You can buy her book as an e-book fro her publisher OneTree House. 

Mary-anne Scott reads from her new book, “Spearo”. You can buy her book as an e-book fro her publisher OneTree House.

Tim Tipene  reads some junior non-fiction from his new book “Mrs Battleship”.

Tim Tipene reads his children’s picture book, ‘Taming the Taniwha.’

Gareth Ward reads the first chapter from ‘The Clockkill and the Thief’, sequel to the award-winning ‘The Traitor and the Thief’. This is YA but would also suit mature Middle Fiction readers.

Rob McDonald reads from his book ‘The Nancys’, an adult crime fiction and murder mystery with amateur detectives. It is available on Kindle and e-book for you to read now!

Robyn Anderson reads from her SciFi novel ‘I am not Joe Donovan’. Written for YA this book can be enjoyed by anyone 12+. Buy the e-book now.

Kirsty Powell reads from her new novel ‘The Strength of Eggshells’. To learn more about the novel visit Kirsty’s website https://www.kpa.co.nz/. You can buy an e-book version now! Visit her publisher to learn more.

Lee Murray reads from her Middle Grade fiction book ‘Dawn of the Zombie Apocalypse’. It is available as an e-book now!

Mikaela Nyman reads from her novel ‘Sado’. It is available as an e-book now! Visit mebooks to purchase.