Diana Noonan wins Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal 2022

Writer Diana Noonan, author of more than 100 titles for children and young adults, is the 2022 winner of the Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal for lifetime achievement and outstanding contribution to New Zealand's literature for young people.

Posted: Wednesday February 23, 2022


Kraków UNESCO City of Literature announces the 2022 call for applications for the International Residency Program for writers and translators.

Posted: Tuesday February 22, 2022

Cats Work Like This

Exisle Publishing Mother's Day Promotion

Posted: Tuesday February 22, 2022

Kathryn van Beek's Honey Babe

Featured in Overland Literary Journal

Posted: Tuesday February 22, 2022

The Secret History of Flight149

Number one on the Apple true crime podcast chart...

Posted: Tuesday February 22, 2022

Veteran poet Alan Roddick looks back - and forward

The past, present and even speculation about the future all find a place in the latest poetry collection Next by Ōtepoti Dunedin based writer Alan Roddick.

Posted: Sunday February 20, 2022

Two additions for Dunedin Writers' Walk

Two Dunedin writers have been added to the Dunedin Writers’ Walk.

Posted: Sunday February 20, 2022

Dunedin Fringe

presents a premiere-packed programme for 2022

Posted: Tuesday February 15, 2022

Read NZ Review

1947 Torn Apart: The Partition of India

Posted: Tuesday February 15, 2022

Read NZ Review

Bumblebee Grumblebee

Posted: Tuesday February 15, 2022

Two new names on Dunedin's Writers' Walk

Lynn Freeman speaks to Roger Hickin who is Peter Olds' long-time friend and publisher, and to Ted Middleton's widow, poet Cynthia Greensill.

Posted: Monday February 14, 2022

Happy Library Lovers' Day!

Library Lovers' Day is observed on the 14th of February to honour libraries, librarians and book lovers.

Posted: Sunday February 13, 2022

Asia New Zealand Foundation Arts Project Fund

The arts project fund supports New Zealand professional arts companies, events and organisations to deliver projects that will grow New Zealanders' awareness and knowledge of Asian arts.

Posted: Thursday February 10, 2022

NZSA Youth Mentorship Programme 2022 Seeks Emerging Young Writers

Four 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.

Posted: Thursday February 10, 2022

Stories of silence, anxiety, retreat

Paddy Richardson reviews Emma Neale’s The Pink Jumpsuit, an extraordinary short story collection, longlisted for the Ockham fiction prize

Posted: Wednesday February 9, 2022


There is just over a month until the world’s southernmost Fringe Festival kicks off!

Posted: Tuesday February 8, 2022

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Images capture the joy and magic of this sold out production

Posted: Tuesday February 8, 2022

Jessie Neilson reviews THE FROG PRINCE by James Norcliffe

'The cover of James Norcliffe's latest work is extravagantly ebullient, a bunch of bright pink waterlilies parading their eccentricity. Below them, however, are lily pads and dingy water quite nondescript; dark and impenetrable, anything could lurk beneath.'

Posted: Tuesday February 8, 2022

Hidden depth of taonga in still life

Ti kouka blooms tell a story, but sometimes there’s more to see

Posted: Sunday February 6, 2022

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