Book News

20 Nov 2014
Booksellers NZ Projects Manager, Megan Dunn tells the backstory of this year’s Christmas catalogue.   This year the Booksellers NZ produced Independent Summer Reading Catalogue...
13 Nov 2014
In the fraught world of selling actual books in actual shops, it’s nice to know that right now, all over the planet, highly intelligent people are on your side. And they’re out there...
10 Nov 2014
Nominations for the 2015 Sir Julius Vogel awards are now being accepted. The nomination period will close at 8.00pm on 31st January 2015.  The awards recognise excellence in science fiction,...
6 Nov 2014
Authors and booksellers have a symbiotic relationship that is often absent of any direct contact. In this beaut little corner of the world we’re lucky enough to be able to transcend that....
5 Nov 2014
The New Zealand Society of Authors is delighted to announce that the winner of the Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship 2014 is award-winning Dunedin author and poet Emma Neale.  ...
4 Nov 2014
Following a ceremony at SkyCity Theatre, the Arts Foundation of New Zealand has announced the 2014 recipients of their Laureate and New Generation Awards, the Harriet Friedlander New York...
31 Oct 2014
Auckland writer Heidi North-Bailey has won the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s 20th Anniversary short story competition with a love story set in Shanghai.   North-Bailey’s...