Book News

28 Apr 2017
Four talented secondary school students have been selected as winners of the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) Youth Mentorship Programme 2017. This year NZSA has awarded four youth...
26 Apr 2017
Landfall, New Zealand’s leading journal of arts and literature, has announced the winner of the inaugural Charles Brasch Young Writers’ Essay Competition.   Named in...
20 Apr 2017
This week, The Read investigates writing courses and writing qualifications in Aotearoa; what they do for the Kiwi book ecosystem and what the book industry thinks of them.   We spoke...
20 Apr 2017
We are delighted to announce the launch of OneTree House, an exciting, lively and fiercely independent publisher and marketer of quality literature for children and young adults.  ...
18 Apr 2017
A regular at Bologna Children's Book Fair, long-time literary agent Frances Plumpton, worked with brand-new award-winning publisher and author Sophie Siers of Millwood Press to promote the...
13 Apr 2017
Booksellers NZ will be closed for the stat holidays over Easter. We are back in the office from 8.30am, Tuesday 18 April.  Happy Easter to everybody, and please stay safe on the roads, or...
6 Apr 2017
The publishing of blogs in book form is not a new phenomenon. Internationally every year hundreds of blogs, ranging from recipe, to humour, to comics, to personal are converted and published into...
6 Apr 2017
The New Zealand Book Council Te Kaunihera Pukapuka o Aotearoa has appointed Jo Cribb as its new Chief Executive.    She was most recently Chief Executive of the Ministry for Women...
6 Apr 2017
Lael Chisholm, an 18-year-old freelance artist and designer from Feilding, has won the prestigious Storylines Gavin Bishop Award for Illustration for 2017.    The Award will be...
6 Apr 2017
From Harley Hern, Poetry Day 2017 Administrator:   Registrations for Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day 2017 are now open! It’s also our twentieth anniversary, so this year...