Landfall, New Zealand’s leading journal of arts and literature, has announced the winner of the inaugural Charles Brasch Young Writers’ Essay Competition.
Posted: Thursday April 27, 2017
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’, has just won a bronze medal in the Australasian non-fiction section of the American Independent Publisher Book Awards.
Posted: Tuesday April 18, 2017
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
Dunedin is stealing the show in Bologna this week after the Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature won a stand at the iconic Bologna Children’s Book Fair, which runs from 3 to 6 April.
Posted: Wednesday April 5, 2017
Bios for the panel of Fringe Festival playwrights
Posted: Wednesday March 15, 2017
With Dunedin’s designation as a UNESCO City of Literature and its well-known legacy in publishing, it should come as no surprise that a group of Otago students have joined forces to produce their own literary publication: The Scribbler.
Posted: Monday March 13, 2017
The Robert Lord Writers Cottage Trust, Dunedin announces the closing dates for residencies available at the historic Robert Lord Writers’ Cottage in Dunedin from August 2017 to August 2018.
Posted: Tuesday February 28, 2017
Statement from Peter Biggs, Chair of the New Zealand Book Council
Posted: Monday February 20, 2017
The University of Otago and Dunedin City Council are excited to announce the launch of a new doctoral scholarship in literary studies.
Posted: Wednesday January 25, 2017
What will you be reading in 2017? Choose from our library staff’s Best Books of 2016 list.
Posted: Wednesday January 18, 2017
The Department of English and Linguistics at the University of Otago invites applications for a new doctoral scholarship in literary studies: The University of Otago City of Literature PhD Scholarship.
Posted: Friday January 13, 2017
Twenty episodes of "Heritage Matters", the programme produced on behalf of Southern Heritage Trust for Otago Access Radio have gone to air since its inception in March 2016.
Posted: Friday December 23, 2016
A cast of New Zealand writers have selected their top picks from the Aotearoa-grown bookshelves to help guide kiwis in their Summer reading goals.
Posted: Friday December 9, 2016
Dunedin (Thursday, 8 December) – The organisers of Dunedin’s inaugural International Storytelling Festival have been overwhelmed with support – so much so, they have started a waiting list for storytellers.
Posted: Friday December 9, 2016
Airini Beautrais has been named the winner of the 2016 Landfall Essay Competition for her essay ‘Umlaut’. Competition judge David Eggleton said that her essay stood out as ‘written by someone unwilling to be boring, willing to take risks, and enough of a seasoned practitioner to carry it off with...
Posted: Thursday November 3, 2016