Book News

23 Jun 2017
"Like most writers, I would not know what to do if I did not write. "
22 Jun 2017
The Government will join an international treaty to improve access to written materials for blind and visually impaired New Zealanders, Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner and Commerce and...
22 Jun 2017
A project at Victoria University of Wellington has students building their creative thinking and research skills while writing stories about the University’s creative legacy.  ...
20 Jun 2017
WORD Christchurch, in association with Christchurch Arts Festival, is pleased to announce Shifting Points of View, a series of events designed to provoke and enlighten, and maybe even change your...
19 Jun 2017
The Award of Poet Laureate recognises an outstanding New Zealand poet, who receives $80,000 and is supported by the National Library to concentrate on their own work, take part in literary events...
15 Jun 2017
by Baz Macdonald   Vic Books storyteller Baz Macdonald explores the ways children’s performers throughout New Zealand keep kids engaged.   I am half-way through...
15 Jun 2017
Writers on Mondays 2017, hosted by Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML), brings together a line-up of new and established talent to showcase...
14 Jun 2017
New Zealand writers making waves at home and abroad will present their work and participate in the prestigious Edinburgh International Book Festival in August.   A new partnership...
14 Jun 2017
A warm welcome to new Chief Executive Jenny Nagle.   The New Zealand Society of Authors is pleased to announce the appointment of its new CEO, Jenny Nagle. Jenny's tenure in the...
12 Jun 2017
Those who enjoy the touch, feel and smell of ravishing books will be delighted by the finalists in the 2017 PANZ Book Design Awards, New Zealand’s annual book awards which celebrate the art...