Book News

21 May 2015
  Retail NZ says retailers will be disappointed that the Government has failed to take action to close a loophole which disadvantages small and large Kiwi businesses because foreign...
21 May 2015
Established and mid-career New Zealand writers are invited to apply for the Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship 2015.   The Fellowship is one of New Zealand's longest-...
21 May 2015
Publishers and booksellers talk to each other a lot, and that’s good. Last week The Read had the chance to join the Publishers Association of NZ International Summit in Auckland and hear the...
20 May 2015
First-time crime novelist Dinah Holman is already making waves both here in New Zealand and internationally. Not only was her novel A History of Crime earlier longlisted for the NZ Ngaio Marsh...
19 May 2015
Stephen Braunias is the recipient of one of the two Nigel Cox Awards given out over the Auckland Writers Festival this weekend. The second award went to Stephanie de Montalk. Steve Braunias...
19 May 2015
Wellington poet Diana Bridge  was announced as the winner of the Sarah Broom Poetry Prize at the Auckland Writers Festival on Sunday 17 May.  
19 May 2015
With more than 60,000 seats filled, and an estimated 20 percent increase in ticket issues, the 2015 Auckland Writers Festival has broken all records.    For five days, people...
15 May 2015
That’s the question I’ve been asked to explore, and I believe it depends on how you look at it.