Mr Red Light in Dunedin

Mr Red Light was shortlisted for the Adam New Zealand Play Awards in 2019 and writer Carl Bland was the recipient of the Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship in 2018.

Posted: Tuesday October 8, 2019

Emergency Accommodation

Posted: Monday October 7, 2019

Crossing to surgery’s side

Posted: Monday October 7, 2019

“The Track”: word-walking through pain

Posted: Monday October 7, 2019

2019 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement: winners announced

An illustrated memoir for children, a novel which inspired a screen adaption starring Keisha Castle-Hughes, and translations of Romanian and Medieval Latin poetry are among the multitude of extraordinary achievements of this year’s winners of the Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement.

Posted: Monday October 7, 2019

Celebrating with words

Posted: Monday October 7, 2019

Janet Frame's debut novel retold for the theatre

The creators of a stage version of Owls Do Cry explain how their non-literal retelling pays tribute to Janet Frame’s original.

Posted: Wednesday October 2, 2019

Issue 18 of Down In Edin Magazine

This issue features: Arts, Culture and Natural Lifestyles of Dunedin and Otago in the South Island of New Zealand. Literature, Poetry, Music, Art, Photography, Theatre and Natural Living. This issue features: Penelope Todd interviews author Chris Else on his new novel, 'Waterline"; Jane Woodham interviews artist John Z Robinson; Ed...

Posted: Monday September 30, 2019

Secrets of the dark art

There’ll be murder in the library next month as top crime writers from Scotland, Ireland and closer to home gather for the inaugural Celtic Noir crime writing festival. Here, award-winning author Liam McIlvanney explains the popularity of Celtic Noir and what crime fans can expect from the weekend.

Posted: Monday September 30, 2019

Pair added to festival line-up

Posted: Sunday September 29, 2019

Poetry performed

Posted: Saturday September 28, 2019

International Week of the Deaf

Posted: Tuesday September 24, 2019

David Howard meeting Ulyanovsk composer Sofia Filyanina as she arrives by train from Moscow.

Sofia has set a sequence of my poems to music, and was preparing to rehearse musicians for a formal presentation (and world premiere) on 28 September at the Book Palace.

Posted: Monday September 23, 2019

Judge not the nuance navigators

Unesco City of Literature residency writer Liz Breslin finds a way to cool off in Krakow. Or does she?

Posted: Monday September 23, 2019

Stimulating variety in festival

Posted: Saturday September 21, 2019

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