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In Conversation…Gaylene Preston and Deborah Shepard

Friday, 18 July 2014, 4:03 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

In Conversation…Gaylene Preston and Deborah Shepard Renowned filmmaker and producer Gaylene Preston comes from Wellington for a conversation with author Deborah Shepard . More >>

Author talk and powhiri for Kelly Ana Morey

Saturday, 21 June 2014, 4:35 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

Join Ngati Whatua, the Devonport Library Associates and the Michael King Writers’ Centre to welcome author Kelly Ana Morey (Ngati Kuri) to Devonport. More >>

Māori Poets Celebrate Matariki

Saturday, 21 June 2014, 1:12 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

An exciting group of Māori poets – several of the country’s leading poets and some emerging writers - will come together to celebrate Matariki with readings and korero at a free event on Saturday June 28. More >>

Always My Sister

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 3:09 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

This is the story of my sister, Maggie Reardon, who broke my heart - as sisters sometimes do. More >>

Alison Wong to join Shanghai International Writing Programme

Monday, 19 May 2014, 10:41 am | Michael King Writers'Centre

Award-winning novelist and poet Alison Wong has been selected to take part in an inaugural writers’ exchange with China this year. She will be the first New Zealand writer to join the prestigious Shanghai International Writers’ Program in September ... More >>

In conversation with leading New Zealand writers

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 1:13 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

Friends of the Michael King Writers’ Centre will launch a new series of writer events this winter, featuring leading New Zealand writers in conversation. The first in the series will bring together authors Peter Wells and Shonagh Koea in conversation ... More >>

Traffic cones for Christchurch

Friday, 21 February 2014, 12:53 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

People all over New Zealand are being asked to remember the devastating February 2011 Christchurch earthquake this weekend by placing flowers in traffic cones in their neighbourhoods, towns and cities. The project is inspired by Henry Sunderland, ... More >>

Applications open for Shanghai writers’ programme

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 5:40 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

New Zealand's literary exchange with China continues this year with an invitation for a New Zealand writer to spend two months in Shanghai. More >>

Poetry and Picnic in the Garden

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 6:35 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

The Writer's CentreEnjoy the spectacle of sails from the Signalman’s House on Auckland Anniversary Day. More >>

Shanghai-New Zealand Writers’ Exchange

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 12:21 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

The first significant literary exchange between New Zealand and China continues in 2014 with an opportunity for a New Zealand writer to hold a two-month residency in Shanghai. More >>

Always My Sister – reading and book launch

Monday, 4 November 2013, 11:49 am | Michael King Writers'Centre

Always My Sister, a new play by Michelanne Forster, is based on a murder that took place in Devonport in the 1840s and explores domestic violence. More >>

Writing the Arts: The Explanatory Word

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 11:41 am | Michael King Writers'Centre

Applications are now open for the fifth Michael King Writers’ Centre Residential Workshop, this year focusing on Writing the Arts. More >>

Chinese Writer Wins Inaugural New Zealand Literary Award

Friday, 19 April 2013, 12:02 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

Chinese Writer Wins Inaugural New Zealand Literary Award A 23-year-old Chinese writer will take up the first Rewi Alley Writing Fellowship in New Zealand. Ms Huo Yan, a Ph.D student at Beijing Normal University, arrives in Auckland on April 29 for ... More >>

Halfway Up.... ..... Mt Victoria Don McGlashan in Devonport

Saturday, 2 March 2013, 1:56 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

Songwriter, singer, musician, composer, poetical lyricist….Don McGlashan has provided the sound track for a generation of New Zealanders. More >>

From song lyrics to graphic novel

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 6:10 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

Writers working on a diverse and innovative range of projects, from song lyrics and memoir to a graphic novel, have been selected for residences at the Michael King Writers’ Centre in Devonport next year. More >>

The Devonport Arts Festival is back!

Friday, 16 November 2012, 5:49 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

Celebrate the revival of the popular Devonport Arts Festival in the coming week, with a host of events. Full details are available on the festival web site: http://www.devonportartsfestival.co.nz/wp/ More >>

Playing Miss Havisham

Friday, 2 November 2012, 9:43 am | Michael King Writers'Centre

Claudia lives in Canterbury. Her husband is a farm accountant and her son Ben plays in a band. When an eccentric Irish film-maker comes to New Zealand to make a film of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, Claudia is keen to audition for the role ... More >>

Playwright Arthur Meek wins major arts award

Wednesday, 3 October 2012, 10:46 am | Michael King Writers'Centre

Arthur Meek, author of On the Upside Down of the World, , won a major arts award last evening. He won the $80,000 Harriet Friedlander New York Residency at the Macquarie Private Wealth New Zealand Arts Awards last evening. Details here. Arthur held a ... More >>

One Night Only for Arthur Meek play in Devonport

Wednesday, 3 October 2012, 10:01 am | Michael King Writers'Centre

For one night only Monday 8 October 2012 This beautiful and moving play by former Michael King Writers' Centre resident Arthur Meek has been described as "superbly moving, exquisitely staged and wonderful"....and Laurel Devenie's performance ... More >>

Michael King Writers' Centre calls for applications

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 3:15 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre is calling for applications from New Zealand writers for four supported residencies in 2013. More >>

 

 

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