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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 >>

Playwright awarded writer’s residency

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 1:16 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

Playwright Michelanne Forster has been selected for The University of Auckland/Creative New Zealand residency at the Michael King Writers’ Centre from July this year. More >>

Arthur Meek and Nelson Wattie for residencies

Tuesday, 9 November 2010, 3:15 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

Authors of two radically different projects have been selected for the Summer and Autumn Residencies at the Michael King Writers’ Centre early next year. More >>

Michael King Writers’ Centre Opportunitity

Thursday, 19 August 2010, 1:24 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre is pleased to announce its 2011 residency programme and applications timetable. More >>

A Million Poems at the Library

Wednesday, 28 July 2010, 1:24 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

 Students from Auckland schools will join a line-up of leading New Zealand poets for an event at the Auckland City Library on Friday, as part of National Poetry Day. More >>

Matariki sparks an innovative poetry project

Monday, 21 June 2010, 2:16 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

Prominent Auckland poets are helping to lead an innovative community poetry project, which will start this week during Matariki, the Maori New Year. More >>

Matariki: A celebration of Maori story-telling

Friday, 11 June 2010, 2:02 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

Three Maori writers will come together in Devonport to celebrate Maori story-telling as a part of Matariki this month. More >>

First Maori writer’s residency announced

Friday, 11 December 2009, 4:12 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

 The Michael King Writers’ Centre is calling for applications for the first Maori writer’s residency at the centre in 2010. More >>

Top writers selected for residencies

Wednesday, 28 October 2009, 12:00 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

Two of New Zealand’s award-winning writers have been chosen for residencies at the Michael King Writers’ Centre in Devonport in early 2010. Biographer Rachel Barrowman will hold the first of two eight-week residencies from January. Martin ... More >>

Walking the Seaward Road: Robin Hyde's North Shore

Tuesday, 6 October 2009, 4:06 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

Organised by The Michael King Writers’Centre. Sunday October 11, 2 pm Holy Trinity Church Hall, Church St, Devonport Tickets: $5 door sales only Robin Hyde was the author of the renowned novel The Godwits Fly and a prolific poet, journalist, travel ... More >>

Heritage Week Events

Tuesday, 29 September 2009, 2:02 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre will hold two events as part of North Shore Heritage Week this year. More >>

Call for applications, 2010 writers’ residencies

Tuesday, 18 August 2009, 10:43 am | Michael King Writers'Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre is calling for applications for two eight-week residencies at the Michael King Writers’ Centre in Devonport in early 2010. A stipend of $8,000 will be paid for each residency. The residencies are offered with the assistance ... More >>

Michael King writer's residency applications open

Tuesday, 19 May 2009, 11:37 am | Michael King Writers'Centre

The University of Auckland and the Michael King Writers’ Centre are calling for applications for a six-month writer’s residency at the Michael King Writers’ Centre. The residency will take place between July and December 2009, and is offered ... More >>

   

 

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