Underwater series tells NZ’s maritime stories

A joint project for Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Heritage New Zealand, and Fiordland-based tourism operator Fiordland Expeditions explores the history of Dusky Sound.

Posted: Sunday February 14, 2021

Taking up residency in a blizzard

My screen time is up 46%. I have divested myself of Facebook, cancelled my ongoing TradeMe favourite searches (NomD, futon and Dr Martens 39, since you ask) and turned off my notifications. And yet, my screen time is up 46%, writes Liz Breslin.

Posted: Sunday February 14, 2021

Feast of Riches: A Review of The Dark Is Light Enough

Dr Benjamin Pittman on the richness of the life of Ralph Hotere.

Posted: Friday February 12, 2021

Fringe offers eclectic selection

Dunedin Fringe Festival is the first major event out of the box for 2021, and has a huge programme to offer local audiences.

Posted: Thursday February 11, 2021

Youth Mentorship Programme 2021 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: Wednesday February 10, 2021

FUND TO PROTECT TAONGA ON MARAE

Posted: Wednesday February 10, 2021

The Adam NZ Play Award Shortlist is out.

Congratulations to everyone.

Posted: Tuesday February 9, 2021

2021 Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal awarded to publisher Julia Marshall

Julia Marshall has been selected as the 2021 Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal winner for lifetime achievement and distinguished contribution to New Zealand children’s literature. She will be presented with her medal and deliver the 2021 Storylines Margaret Mahy lecture on 28 March at Storylines’ national awards ceremony in Auckland.

Posted: Tuesday February 9, 2021

Dublin City Council announces the 2021 DUBLIN Literary Award Longlist of Library Nominations

Four novels from Ireland are among the 49 books nominated by libraries around the world for the 2021 DUBLIN Literary Award, which is sponsored by Dublin City Council.

Posted: Friday February 5, 2021

Applications open for Michael King Writer's Fellowship

Creative New Zealand is calling for applications from established New Zealand writers for the Michael King Writer's Fellowship, valued at $100,000.

Posted: Wednesday February 3, 2021

Waewae Kai Pakiaka is back for 2021.

Posted: Wednesday February 3, 2021

Five Writers. One Month.

We are delighted to welcome five writers from UNESCO Cities of Literature around the world to Norwich for a virtual residency during February 2021.

Posted: Tuesday February 2, 2021

The Pursuit of Freedom

Political protest and Te Reo has featured strongly in this year’s Robert Burns Poetry Competition entries.

Posted: Monday February 1, 2021

OU Press books long-listed

Three Otago University Press titles have made the long list for this year’s national book awards.

Posted: Monday February 1, 2021

2021 BOOK SALE UPDATE

Posted: Wednesday January 27, 2021

Read Share Grow Update

Posted: Wednesday January 20, 2021

Poetry Shelf review: Fiona Farrell’s Nouns, verbs, etc

Nouns, verbs, etc. Fiona Farrell, Otago University Press, 2020

Posted: Wednesday January 20, 2021


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