Book News

11 Feb 2016
by Jane Arthur   If you work in books, you’ve probably noticed that children’s books just ain’t what they used to be – and that’s no bad thing....
11 Feb 2016
PANZ is delighted to confirm the following world-class key-note speakers at the PANZ International Conference 2016 – Local Publishing, Global Thinking:  Diana Broccardo, Sales...
11 Feb 2016
Publisher Book Island has partnered up with The Neonatal Trust, donating some of its online picture book sales to support New Zealand’s smallest and sickest babies and their families....
5 Feb 2016
Two kiwi novelists making big waves on the international scene have been made Honorary Literary Fellows in the New Zealand Society of Authors' annual Waitangi Day Honours.  ...
4 Feb 2016
On Wednesday 27 January at 9pm in the evening, Tilly Lloyd from Unity Books Wellington (@unitybookswgtn), with the help of Matt Bialostocki, moderated a 45-minute twitter discussion about New...
4 Feb 2016
by Elizabeth Heritage Marketing is more important now than ever for the book trade, but, in this brave new world of gramming and hashtagging, what kind of marketing still works? How can you...
2 Feb 2016
This Mother’s Day, New Zealanders are being invited to become a part of Penguin Classics history.   Penguin Random House has been supporting mums around the world for more...
2 Feb 2016
Three secondary school students will each have the opportunity to be mentored by one of New Zealand’s best professional authors in order to develop their craft and hone their writing skills...