Book News

5 Feb 2016
Two kiwi novelists making big waves on the international scene have been made Honorary Literary Fellows in the New Zealand Society of Authors' annual Waitangi Day Honours.  ...
4 Feb 2016
On Wednesday 27 January at 9pm in the evening, Tilly Lloyd from Unity Books Wellington (@unitybookswgtn), with the help of Matt Bialostocki, moderated a 45-minute twitter discussion about New...
4 Feb 2016
by Elizabeth Heritage Marketing is more important now than ever for the book trade, but, in this brave new world of gramming and hashtagging, what kind of marketing still works? How can you...
2 Feb 2016
This Mother’s Day, New Zealanders are being invited to become a part of Penguin Classics history.   Penguin Random House has been supporting mums around the world for more...
2 Feb 2016
Three secondary school students will each have the opportunity to be mentored by one of New Zealand’s best professional authors in order to develop their craft and hone their writing skills...
28 Jan 2016
The jolly green giant – he’s called Blurb – and a bookseller who turned publisher were unusual tactics that paid off for Paper Plus and Take Note stores at Christmas and January...
28 Jan 2016
The $10,000 Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Book Award is for a book in the Mind Body Spirit genre, published between April 1 and March 31. Deadline is 31 March, in any given year.  ...
28 Jan 2016
London, 20.30pm 26th January 2016: Children’s book The Lie Tree, a Victorian murder mystery by Young Adult fiction and children’s author Frances Hardinge, has been named the 2015...
28 Jan 2016
For your opportunity to be mentored by an established writer, poet, playwright or comic / graphic novelist - apply to NZ Society of Authors by 5 Feb.   The deadline is looming for...