Launch of Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2020

Massey University Press will be launching Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2020 on 10th of March in Auckland.

Posted: Sunday February 23, 2020

NEW ZEALANDS RICHEST LITERARY AWARD DONOR REVEALS HER IDENTITY

The anonymous benefactor responsible for funding the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards $50,000 annual fiction prize is ready to be known.

Posted: Saturday February 22, 2020

Two new writing fellowships build connections with Ireland and Scotland

Two new University of Otago writing fellowships will facilitate and encourage literary and cultural exchange between Ireland, Scotland and New Zealand. Attached to Otagos Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies (CISS), the CISS Scottish Writers Fellowship and CISS Irish Writers Fellowship will run in alternate years from 2020 onwards.

Posted: Thursday February 20, 2020

Launch of inspiring new award for Aotearoas freelancers and creatives

The Big Idea is proud to be partnering with the new Hnry Awards to celebrate creativity and independence. With $25,000 in prize money on offer, freelancers all over the country have a month to get their entries in.

Posted: Monday February 17, 2020

The International Literary Residency in Ulyanovsk for writers and artists from the UNESCO Cities of Literature Network

The International Literary Residency in Ulyanovsk for writers and artists from the UNESCO Cities of Literature Network

Posted: Friday February 14, 2020

Krakw UNESCO City of Literature announces the 2020 call for applications for the International Residency Program for writers and translators.

The Program is dedicated to all emerging writers, and poets working currently on a writing project and willing to learn more about the Polish literary community. The Residency Program is a perfect opportunity to professionalize writing skills and find the optimal conditions for creative work, and present own writing to...

Posted: Friday February 14, 2020

Call for applications 2020 - Tartu City of Literature International Residency Program

Tartu City of Literature Office announces the 2020 call for applications of Tartu City of Literature International Residency Program for writers and translators.

Posted: Friday February 14, 2020

Behrouz Boochani and Alison Phipps in conversation

The Centre for Global Migrations and Mornington Methodist Church are co-hosting a conversation between writer, filmmaker and refugee Behrouz Boochani and Professor Alison Phipps, UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts at the University of Glasgow and the 2019 De Carle Distinguished Lecturer at the University of Otago.

Posted: Sunday February 2, 2020

Performances excellent in great setting

REVIEW: Romeo and Juliet Woodhaugh Gardens Friday, January 31

Posted: Saturday February 1, 2020

ODT Summer Times Short story: Invisible Ink by Lara M. Hewn

The stage is set at the Regent Theatre for Merryn's performance - but will she go on? We find out in part one of Lara M. Hewn's short story Invisible Ink.

Posted: Monday January 20, 2020

ODT Summer Times Short story: Paper Butterflies by Kura Carpenter

As the long school holidays draw to an end, Summer is left wondering if Fin even knows she exists in the first part of Paper Butterflies, by Kura Carpenter.

Posted: Monday January 20, 2020

ODT Summer Times Short story: The Shark Bell by R.L. Stedman

A fortnight after her husband left her for his personal trainer, Petra took up running. She told herself it was nothing to do with Carter or his parting words.

Posted: Monday January 20, 2020

Speaking Russian with a New Zealand Accent: Gala Uzryutova interviews David Howard

Conducted in late 2019 after David Howard held a UNESCO City of Literature residency in Ulyanovsk, Russia, this conversation bridges North and South, 16000 kilometres, and generations. David Howard is a New Zealand poet and editor, born in 1959, and a former Robert Burns Fellow at the University of Otago.

Posted: Tuesday January 14, 2020

Moa Imaginarium Competition

Upload a picture, poem, or short-story inspired by the moa footprints on display at Otago Museum and be in to win!

Posted: Friday January 3, 2020

The International Annual Literary prize, named after I. A. Goncharov

Ulyanovsk announces the open call for The International Literary prize, named after a great writer Ivan Goncharov, who was born in Simbirsk and was an author of the famous novel "Oblomov" (Ulyanovsk used to be called Simbirsk).

Posted: Monday December 23, 2019

Blue Oyster Caselberg Trust Summer Resident for 2020

Blue Oyster is pleased to announce Owen Connors as Blue Oyster Caselberg Trust Summer Resident for 2020

Posted: Friday December 20, 2019


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