Book News

1 Dec 2016
New Zealand poets Steven Toussaint and Gregory Kan have been awarded the prestigious 2017 Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship. This is the first time two poets have been the recipients of the fellowship...
1 Dec 2016
Linsay Knight has been appointed Publisher of Walker Books Australia and New Zealand.   In a statement, Knight  said “I am delighted to be part of such a creative company...
28 Nov 2016
Recipients of the 2016 New Zealand Content Counts Education Awards were named at a ceremony held at Auckland’s Massey University in Albany last night. For the second year running, teachers...
28 Nov 2016
Librarian Pam Jones, educationalist Trish Brooking, authors Rachael King and Ben Brown, and reviewer Sarah Forster have been appointed judges of the 2017 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and...
23 Nov 2016
There is a craze that has been taking bestseller lists by storm since 2014. And no, I’m not talking about adult colouring books – though there are those among us who may look upon both...
22 Nov 2016
Walker Books Australia is excited to announce a new submission process open to all authors with unpublished manuscripts. Walker Wednesday will allow budding authors to submit their manuscripts to...
22 Nov 2016
Four writers selected for the residency programme at the Michael King Writers’ Centre next year will be bringing to life a variety of works including; literary fiction, a novella, non-...
22 Nov 2016
The 2017 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards longlist, announced today, celebrates an impressive range of books by both established and emerging authors.     Forty titles have...
21 Nov 2016
Booksellers NZ is delighted to announce that the winner of the ‘Love Letter to Bookshops’ competition, held as part of the NZ Bookshop Day festivities, is Marcus Hobson, who wrote a...