Telling tales

Our lives are all made up of many stories and everyone has a tale to tell.

Posted: Friday September 22, 2017

LIM - LESS IS MORE 2018International call for projects

Created by filmmakers for filmmakers

Posted: Thursday September 21, 2017

Festival of Colour hit The Blue Moments Project to perform in Dunedin

Its a show that brings new meaning to the phrase music and lyrics. The Blue Moments Project, an evening of jazz, blues and spoken word, is coming to Dunedin for a one-off performance at Knox Churchs Stuart Hall on October 2.

Posted: Friday September 8, 2017

Navigator by Anne Moir

NAVIGATOR, Annes first novel, was inspired by her experiences as a child during the post-World War Two era, when many men, including her father and uncles, were ex-servicemen.

Posted: Tuesday September 5, 2017

September 2017 Script Call

Short Film Otago has a new funding round open for new writers and filmmakers.It is calling for scripts/film ideas/outlines for development and possible funding.

Posted: Sunday September 3, 2017

The third New Zealand Young Writers Festival to be held in Dunedin - UNESCO City of Literature.

Sex, dairy farming and feminism are among the unlikely bedfellows at this years New Zealand Young Writers Festival, fifteen free events delivering some of the countrys finest young wordsmiths to Dunedin from September 7-10.

Posted: Wednesday August 16, 2017

City author wins book awards

Port Chalmers author and illustrator David Elliot has won the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, which were held in Wellington last night.

Posted: Monday August 14, 2017

Announcement of the Janet Frame Literary Trust Award 2017

Waikato novelist Catherine Chidgey has been named as the recipient of a Janet Frame Literary Trust Award worth $5,000.

Posted: Thursday July 20, 2017

Bird Dog Hot Dog

Tt hotdog with horopito pickled onions and mnuka smoked chilli relish.

Posted: Wednesday July 19, 2017

Reed Gallery exhibition showcases diverse examples of bookbindings

The latest Reed Gallery exhibition at Dunedin Public Library explores the outer covers of books - their bindings.

Posted: Tuesday July 18, 2017

Spotlight on colonial feminist fanatic Mary Ann Colclough 18361885

Polly Plum is a biography of one of New Zealands earliest feminists, Mary Ann Colclough, whose publicly voiced opinions saw her described in the nineteenth century as our own little stray strap of a modern female fanatic.

Posted: Monday June 12, 2017

Dunedin author and illustrator shortlisted in prestigious awards

Dunedin author and illustrator David Elliot is a finalist in 2017 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults announced today, Wednesday 7 June 2017.

Posted: Wednesday June 7, 2017

How We Survive: A Feminist Poetry Show

Lift Womens Voices. Burn The Patriarchy Down.

Posted: Tuesday June 6, 2017

Rescued moggie kickstarts childrens book

When I found the rat on the ground I had no idea it would change my life.

Posted: Monday May 29, 2017

Playwright Robert Lord to be honoured with Dunedin Writers Walk Plaque

Playwright Robert Lord (19451992) is to be honoured with a plaque in the Dunedin Writers Walk in the Octagon.

Posted: Thursday May 11, 2017

Hall of Fame (and Fortune)

Posted: Tuesday May 2, 2017

Landfall celebrates 70th anniversary with new prize for young writers

Landfall, New Zealands leading journal of arts and literature, has announced the winner of the inaugural Charles Brasch Young Writers Essay Competition.

Posted: Thursday April 27, 2017

Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane AustenBy Jocelyn Harris

In Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen, Jocelyn Harris argues that Jane Austen was a satirist, a celebrity-watcher, and a keen political observer.

Posted: Monday April 24, 2017

Capturing Light Roy Miller New Zealand Stained Glass artist,

Capturing Light Roy Miller New Zealand Stained Glass artist, has just won a bronze medal in the Australasian non-fiction section of the American Independent Publisher Book Awards.

Posted: Tuesday April 18, 2017

Taking our Children's Books to Bologna

UNESCO City of Literature Dunedin were offered an opportunity they couldn't ignore: to bid to have a stand at the Bologna Children's Book Fair earlier this month. Ella West reports.

Posted: Thursday April 13, 2017

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