Book News

28 May 2015
Anne O’Brien (right), Auckland Writers Festival Director, says this month’s five-day event was “extraordinary”, with 
27 May 2015
From stuff.co.nz, South Taranaki Star    Authentically-voiced writing that moves its reader will draw the eyes of this year's Ronald Hugh Morrieson Literary Awards...
27 May 2015
Wellington author Tracy Farr’s first novel will be published by Aardvark Bureau after a bout of insomnia led publisher Scott Pack to a Radio NZ podcast of The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt...
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.