• CLNZ/NZSA Research Grant recipients 2015

    Four compelling NZ writing projects awarded grants Strong research is crucial to convincing writing and the recipients of this year’s Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ)/New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) Research Grants are four diverse and compelling writing projects. Open Research Grants of $5000 each were awarded to Heather McQuillan, Paul Moon and Philippa Werry. […]

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  • NZSA Mentor Programme

    For writers and comic book / graphic novelists who want professional development, a safe space to discuss their work, intellectual community, role models, accountability and substantive feedback. Applications for 2016 programme have now closed. Applications for the 2017 programme will open December 2016. More

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  • NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grants Now Open for Applications

    The Auckland Museum and NZ Society of Authors are once again delighted to offer two RESEARCH grants for writers who want to utilise the considerable facilities and resources of the Auckland Museum Library in the development of their fiction or non-fiction manuscript.     This year’s grants comprise of: One National Grant of $4,000 supplemented […]

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  • Lilian Ida Smith Award 2015

    Lilian Ida Smith Award 2015 seeks applications Deadline for applications 30 October The Lilian Ida Smith Award provides the successful applicant with an award of $3000 to assist them towards completion of a specific project. The Lilian Ida Smith Award was initiated when Lilian Ida Smith, a music teacher of Wanganui who had a keen […]

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  • CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants 2015

    Deadline for applications 31 July Grants recognise research is crucial to great NZ writing Research is a crucial part of the writing process. Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) and the New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) Research Grants support New Zealand writers by providing assistance to writers who wish to undertake research for a fiction or […]

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  • Dr Philip Temple NZSA President of Honour 2015 / 16

    Each year the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) appoints a President of Honour. This position is awarded to a writer in recognition of their services to the Society and to the literary community. We are delighted to announce our President of Honour for the next 12 months, Dr. Philip Temple (ONZM).

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