A Literary City

Dunedin is a magnificent example of a small city that lives, breathes and connects through its people, its culture and its intense love of literature. Situated in the South Island of New Zealand, Dunedin has a population of approximately 130,000 people and is well known as a university town of excellence in research and learning, and a city where writers, books and literature thrive.

Awards and Competitions

Book Launches

Caselberg Trust Margaret Egan Cities of Literature Writers Residency

City Walks

Connections with Schools

Connections with UNESCO Creative Cities

Creative Cities Southern Hui 2017

Dunedin Writers' Walk


Key Events


Literary Organisations

Places to Visit

Poet Laureate

Publishers and Serial Publications



Sustainable Development Goals

The Possibilities Project


Writing Groups in Dunedin

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