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Publishing Now: A residential workshop for writers

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 5:14 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre is organising a major residential workshop in Auckland for writers to explore what is happening in publishing. The workshop will feature many of New Zealand’s leading publishers and publishing experts. It is ... More >>

Māori Poets Celebrate Matariki

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 5:31 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 >>

In conversation: Joanne Drayton and Linda Tyler

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 5:04 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Joanne Drayton and Linda Tyler are two dynamic and talented women who live, work and write about art. More >>

In conversation: Peter Wells and Shonagh Koea

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 12:59 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Peter Wells and Shonagh Koea are two of New Zealand’s finest writers, who are friends as well as literary colleagues. Peter, who has many award-winning books and films to his credit, is the current writer in residence at the Michael King Writers’ ... More >>

Writing Your Heart Out with Deborah Shepard

Monday, 3 February 2014, 3:29 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre is delighted to announce two great events with author, film and art historian, and life writing mentor Deborah Shepard. More >>

Writing your heart out with Deborah Shepard

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 2:49 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre is delighted to announce a course on writing memoir to be led by author, film and art historian, and life writing mentor Deborah Shepard. More >>

Michael King Writers' Centre residency selections announced

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 9:59 am | Michael King Writers' Centre

Four award-winning New Zealand writers will take up residencies at the Michael King Writers’ Centre next year, including one who will write a novel about the racehorse Phar Lap. More >>

Always My Sister

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 4:21 pm | 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. A rehearsed reading of the play will be held on Wednesday November 6 at 5:30 pm at The University of ... More >>

Congratulations to Eleanor Catton

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 12:17 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre joins the New Zealand literary and book community in congratulating Eleanor Catton for winning the 2013 Man Booker Prize for Literature for her novel The Luminaries . More >>

Last week for Writers' Centre applications

Saturday, 28 September 2013, 2:51 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Applications for the Michael King Writers’ Centre 2014 residency programme close in just a few days. More >>

The Mega Copyright Debate – Get your tickets now!

Friday, 30 August 2013, 2:36 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Mega Copyright Debate takes a critical look at what's happening with copyright in the age of the internet. Featuring Kim Dotcom, Listener columnist and blogger Toby Manhire, Metro editor Simon Wilson, Dunedin crime writer Vanda Symon, comedian ... More >>

The Mega Copyright Debate, with Kim Dotcom

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 4:14 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Kim Dotcom will feature in a fundraising debate for the Michael King Writers' Centre in September, along with leading authors, writers and comedians. More >>

Don McGlashan at The Vic – this weekend

Friday, 3 May 2013, 11:42 am | Michael King Writers' Centre

Don McGlashan returns to Devonport to do his bit for The Victoria Theatre on Saturday 4 May. Don has recently been writer in residence at the Michael King Writers’ Centre. Now the man from The Mutton Birds, Blam Blam Blam and the Front Lawn is playing solo ... More >>

Seaweed pays for major book collection

Monday, 25 March 2013, 11:25 am | Michael King Writers' Centre

A Devonport family has donated a major collection of New Zealand books to the Michael King Writers’ Centre. More >>

Writers Centre Open Afternoon 24 March 2013

Friday, 22 March 2013, 4:54 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Meet some great writers at the Michael King Writers’ Centre open afternoon this weekend. Bring your friends and family and celebrate NZ Book Month with a visit to the Michael King Writers’ Centre and hear some of Devonport’s local poets and ... More >>

Anniversary Regatta Open Afternoon at Writers’ Centre

Wednesday, 23 January 2013, 3:09 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The house and garden will be open for members of the public to picnic, watch the Auckland Regatta from a great vantage point, enjoy the views and look through the collection of literary and historical memorabilia. The Signalman’s House is the ... More >>

Wind and Weather by Michele Leggot

Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 6:39 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Michele Leggott’s latest poems explore the death of her great-grandfather in Devonport in 1891. More >>

New trustees for Michael King Writers’ Centre

Wednesday, 3 October 2012, 2:37 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

New trustees for Michael King Writers’ Centre Three new trustees who are prominent in the fields of literature, heritage and education have been appointed to the Michael King Writers’ Studio Trust. The new trustees are: • Rosalind Ali, a teacher of ... More >>

On the Upside Down of the World

Friday, 28 September 2012, 3:55 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre has organised an exciting theatrical event as part of the Auckland Heritage Festival. More >>

Writing Science: The What, the How, the Why

Thursday, 14 June 2012, 11:05 am | Michael King Writers' Centre

Writing Science: The What, the How, the Why Vaughan Park, Long Bay, Auckland 20-22 October 2012 MEDIA RELEASE “There is an increasing concern about the conflation of water security, food security and energy security against the backdrop of global ... More >>

 

 

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