Book News

26 Mar 2015
I have recently returned from the USA. I was there to attend a six-day booksellers conference gathering 550 independent booksellers, 90 writers and 50 publishers in Asheville, North Carolina. One...
24 Mar 2015
Winners have been selected for the hotly contested NZSA Mentorship Programme 2015. A baker’s dozen of emerging writers, poets, memoirists and comic / graphic novelists will spend the next...
23 Mar 2015
The highly popular and eclectic National Poetry Day will be staged for its 18th year on 28 August 2015. A varied programme of events around the country will celebrate poetry in its many forms and...
23 Mar 2015
Dunedin has a swag of top international and national authors converging on the city in May for the Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival (May 5-10). 
23 Mar 2015
Five titles have been shortlisted for the 2015 Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize and their topics are manuka honey, dolphins, the human mind, Māori history and a book of poetry...
19 Mar 2015
Twenty-first-century book reviewing is a strange beast. The advent of the internet has brought with it an ease of self-publishing; an assumption that digital content should be free; the...
19 Mar 2015
David Walliams To Headline Word Christchurch’s Autumn Season In May  
18 Mar 2015
One of the world’s most lauded and elusive literary greats, Haruki Murakami, will appear at this year’s Auckland Writers Festival which takes place from 13-17 May at the Aotea Centre...