Reading fun in any language

Finding children’s books written in the numerous languages spoken by South Dunedin’s increasingly diverse residents has been challenging, but the Communities of Readers Project has come to the rescue.

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Wallace Arts Trust Internship Programme 2020-2021

The Wallace Arts Trust Internship Programme 2020-2021 is now calling for applications from students or recent graduates for a short term, paid internship with the Wallace Arts Trust. The aim of the programme is to provide a valuable opportunity for young arts professionals to obtain work experience in the arts industry.

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Jude Thomas weaving Threads of Gold

The prejudice faced by Dunedin's early Lebanese settlers and the skills they brought to their new home are highlighted in a new book Threads of Gold.

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

✨✨✨TODAY IS THE DAY!✨✨✨✨

Headland is now open to submissions, and we cannot wait to read the amazing short fiction and creative non fiction you've been writing!

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Ida Valley writer Jillian Sullivan interviewed on Otago Access Radio

Ida Valley writer Jillian Sullivan has released a collection of essays inspired by the Central Otago environment and its people

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

John Newton: Escape Path Lighting

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Fiona Farrell on 30 years behind the pen

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Max Quinn: The life and times of a polar film maker

Renowned polar photographer, director and cameraman Max Quinn covers a 50-year career spent working in the world's coldest places in his book A Life of Extremes.

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Through the eyes of children: debut tales win Ngaio Marsh Awards

Fresh voices came to the fore at WORD Christchurch Spring Festival on Saturday afternoon as Becky Manawatu and RWR McDonald were named the winners of the 2020 Ngaio Marsh Awards.

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Québec en toutes lettres

Québec City was the first French-speaking city to be designated a UNESCO City of Literature in 2017. Québec City is one of the oldest European cities in North America. The ramparts surrounding Old Québec are the only remaining fortified city walls in the Americas north of Mexico and because of...

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2020

Theatre Review: Partially Furnished

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2020

Dunedin Fringe 2021 Resource Files

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2020

2020 Sunday Star Times Short Story Awards - Terms and Conditions

Entries for the 2020 Sunday Star-Times short story competition are open. Now in their 37th year, the awards are among New Zealand's most prestigious and established writing prizes. The competition has helped launch the careers of many well-known writers including Eleanor Catton, Owen Marshall, Sarah Laing, Norman Bilbrough, Barbara Anderson,...

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2020

The Sets by Victor Billot

In store February 2021

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2020

"Little Prince" Writing Competition

Imagine that the Little Prince is Back!

Posted: Wednesday October 28, 2020

Queenstown Writers Festival

Posted: Wednesday October 28, 2020

Streets of city put to verse

The deeply ingrained habit of walking the city’s streets and writing poetry has been celebrated in a Dunedin Unesco City of Literature project.

Posted: Monday October 26, 2020

Poet Laureate Weekend at Matahiwi Marae

Last weekend David Eggleton celebrated his New Zealand Poet Laureateship at Matahiwi marae accompanied by Charles Ropitini, whanau, friends, National Library staff (including the Library’s empathetic Laureate champion Peter Ireland) and poets (Jenny Powell, Kay McKenzie Cooke and Michael O’Leary). David was presented his tokotoko carved by Haumoana carver Jacob Scott.

Posted: Monday October 26, 2020


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