Exquisite Corpse Drawing Project

Thank you to the 63 talented and generous artists who participated in the Exquisite Corpse Drawing Project. All of the 21 works sold and together we raised $3000 to hand over to Averil who was very appreciative.

Posted: Thursday April 22, 2021

New Landfall editor named

Otago University Press is pleased to announce that Lynley Edmeades has been named the new editor of Landfall: Aotearoa New Zealand arts and letters.

Posted: Thursday April 22, 2021

Homeless hand press

Over a year ago the Centre for the Book acquired a large Albion hand press from North Otago Museum. They are searching for a home for the Press.

Posted: Monday April 19, 2021

Brian Turner and the open space

Ardent disciple of mountain, valley, river and sky, Brian Turner is one of New Zealand’s most celebrated poets. Michelle Langstone travelled to his central Otago home to meet and hear the man who commands the language of the landscape.

Posted: Monday April 19, 2021

Wordsmiths to judge prison writing competition

The star-studded judging panel for the Otago Daily Times’ prison creative-writing competition can now be revealed.

Posted: Monday April 19, 2021

Ockham NZ Book Awards Finalists

This year’s finalists for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards are sixteen books that offer rich reading experiences, attitude, experience and ambition across four categories: Poetry, Fiction, Illustrated Non-Fiction and General Non-Fiction.

Posted: Thursday April 15, 2021

Te Tahua Āki Auahatanga | Innovation Fund

Posted: Thursday April 15, 2021

Tree Beings by Raymond Huber

Angela Thompson, Teacher Librarian, Remarkables Primary School, Queenstown

Posted: Wednesday April 14, 2021

Manchester UNESCO City of Literature announce 2 residencies in partnership with Manchester Literature Festival

Part of Festival of Libraries, writers with strong ties to fellow #CitiesofLit are invited to apply for a 3 week virtual residency at one of our historic libraries here in MCR.

Posted: Monday April 12, 2021

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