Book link to Hodgkins’ father

A small piece of Dunedin’s literary history has been uncovered by a Dunedin man clearing out his garage.

Posted: Tuesday July 14, 2020

Kā mihi mahana nui o te wā o te Tau Hou Māori – Happy New Year!

Our Visitor Programmes Organiser, Lynda Cullen, interviews Vicki Lenihan, coordinator of the Dunedin Puaka Matariki Festival

Posted: Monday July 13, 2020

Plays for the Young Competition

Do you have an original and inventive play written for young people, whether you are new or experienced in writing for the young? We are seeking plays written for young audiences and plays written by young writers.

Posted: Monday July 13, 2020

Content Presenter: 2020 New Zealand Young Writers Festival

The NZ Young Writers Festival is four days of free, fun literary focused events held annually in Ōtepoti/Dunedin.

Posted: Monday July 13, 2020

Young Writer in Residence

A four week residency (13 September to Friday 9 October) in the Robert Lord Writers Cottage (Dunedin) to write, and participate in the NZ Young Writers Festival (24-27 September).

Posted: Monday July 13, 2020

Positions vacant at the New Zealand Poetry Society

The NZPS is looking for two lovely people to join us at the New Zealand Poetry Society.

Posted: Sunday July 12, 2020

Details of Creative New Zealand’s 12-month investment plan, ahead of August openings

Following its announcement on Friday 3 July, Creative New Zealand can now provide more details about its COVID-19-driven investment plan for the next 12 months, ahead of August openings.

Posted: Friday July 10, 2020

Poetry Shelf picks from new books

Poetry greetings from gale, hail, rain, sun!

Posted: Thursday July 9, 2020

Memories and regrets explored in Scott play

Laughter and tears flow in iconic New Zealand play, The Daylight Atheist, by award-winning satirical cartoonist Tom Scott.

Posted: Wednesday July 8, 2020

Book Launch: That Blind Woman

Thank you for saying WHY NOT to coming to my book launch on Saturday!

Posted: Tuesday July 7, 2020

NZ Young Writers Festival Opportunities

Having recently obtained CNZ funding through the Arts Continuity Grant, the NZ Young Writers Festival is currently advertising two opportunities.

Posted: Monday July 6, 2020

Creative New Zealand announces its COVID-19-driven investment plan for the next 12 months

Close on the heels of a heavily subscribed $29 million emergency response to COVID-19, Creative New Zealand has announced further funding to help the arts sector adapt in uncertain and unpredictable times.

Posted: Friday July 3, 2020

New Publisher for Reo Pēpi

We have HUGE news regarding Reo Pēpi; our books, our business model, our future and our brand new publishing partnership with Allen and Unwin NZ!

Posted: Friday July 3, 2020

Landfall announces new reviews editor

We are delighted to welcome Michelle Elvy to the Landfall team in the newly created role of reviews editor. She will curate the book reviews both for the print editions of Landfall, and for Landfall Review Online.

Posted: Wednesday July 1, 2020

Regent books sold through pop-up shop

The Regent Theatre and Central Rotary Club launch a pop-up fundraising book sale from today.

Posted: Wednesday June 24, 2020

International exhibition "A City as a Writer's Workplace" opens online

The International online exhibition “A City as a Writer's Workplace” brought together 100 photographs and texts from writers and artists from around the world. The exposition, organized by the “Ulyanovsk UNESCO City of Literature” program directorate, is presented in English and Russian.

Posted: Tuesday June 23, 2020

Write while there is still a chance. New Zealand poet is convinced that the book will not win social networks

The 19th International Forum of Young Writers of Russia, the CIS Countries and Abroad has opened in Ulyanovsk. One of the guests of the forum was the poet from New Zealand, David Howard (David Howard). A middle-aged man with perfect English is unusually polite and tactful - it’s hard to...

Posted: Monday June 22, 2020

A television bridge with a writer from New Zealand was held in Ulyanovsk

David Howard told local students how to write their own book, where to find inspiration and how to engage in self-development.

Posted: Monday June 22, 2020

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