Interview with Leonie Agnew

Posted: Friday July 30, 2021

Verb Wellington 2021 Writer in Residence

Posted: Tuesday July 27, 2021

Writers’ group speaks up on vandalism

The poem "Being and Pointlessness" is the latest target of vandals in the often quiet, unsealed Peninsula Beach Rd behind Port Chalmers.

Posted: Sunday July 25, 2021

Writer’s three reasons to celebrate

For the next five weeks, Pennie Hunt will sit where New Zealand’s first professional playwright once sat, working on her own debut feature screenplay.

Posted: Sunday July 25, 2021

Time and space to grow voice

This year’s Robert Burns Fellow, Becky Manawatu, has followed tradition and fallen in love with Dunedin. The writer tells Rebecca Fox about moving on from her award-winning debut novel Aue.

Posted: Thursday July 22, 2021

‘Wuthering Heights’ flash mob serves as fundraiser

The Yorkshire moors came to Dunedin at noon on Saturday as a flash mob assembled in the Octagon for The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever.

Posted: Tuesday July 20, 2021

Hopes of nation on 15 men

Prolific Dunedin author Ron Palenski has again been busy. His new book, Brutal: The 100-year fight for world rugby supremacy, charts the history of rugby tests between the All Blacks and the Springboks.

Posted: Monday July 19, 2021

Create a piece of ‘concrete poetry’

If a poem creates pictures with words, shape poetry creates words in pictures.

Posted: Monday July 19, 2021

Carlos Biggemann's new book

Posted: Monday July 19, 2021

Martin Swann's Bent but Not Broken

Our latest commission, Martin Swann's Bent but Not Broken, is online now at the wonderful Verb Wellington platform!

Posted: Friday July 9, 2021

City’s history, horror woven in drama

It is a tale of hidden lies and twilight prowls, of secret purpose and the madness of the mind.

Posted: Thursday July 8, 2021

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