Lotteries Award to help establish the first writers residency in the home of a Mori writer

The Hone Tuwhare Charitable Trust has just been awarded $100,000 by the Lottery World War One Commemorations, Environment and Heritage Committee to restore and repair the South Otago crib of peoples poet Hone Tuwhare (1922 2008).

Posted: Friday June 17, 2016

CALL for PAPERS - Book and Place

The University of Otago Centre for the Book announces its 2016 Annual SymposiumUniversity of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand2728 October 2016

Posted: Tuesday June 14, 2016

Michael King Writers Centre Open for Applications

The Michael King Writers Centre invites applications from New Zealand writers for four supported residencies in 2016, with stipends ranging from $8,000 to $30,000.

Posted: Thursday September 3, 2015


Local Dunedin writer and editor David Howard has been announced as the successful applicant for the 2016 Prague residency for writers connected to a UNESCO City of Literature.

Posted: Friday August 28, 2015

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