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Michael King Writers' Centre: Signals 2014 launched

Friday, 5 December 2014, 10:14 am | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre will launch the third issue of Signals, its literary journal for young writers, on Saturday December 6 at the National Library in Auckland. More >>

Small Stories from Two Decades - Michele Leggott

Friday, 7 November 2014, 5:33 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

It is twenty years since one small incident changed the way I read and think about the world… More >>

Hello Girls & Boys! David Veart talk on NZ toys

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 2:26 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Did you know that young Aucklanders established the largest Meccano club in the world? Devonport writer David Veart has just released his latest book Hello Girls & Boys! It tells the delightful story of New Zealanders and their toys, from ... More >>

Chris Cole Catley Writing Awards

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 2:18 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

New awards for young writers in the Auckland region are being launched by the Michael King Writers’ Centre this year, as part of the Michael King Young Writers Programme. More >>

Applications for Michael King Writers’ Centre residencies

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 5:19 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre is inviting applications from New Zealand writers for four supported residencies in 2015, with stipends ranging from $8,000 to $30,000. More >>

Writing your heart out with Deborah Shepard

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 4:58 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Writing your heart out with Deborah Shepard An introduction to the art and craft of memoir More >>

In Conversation... Anne Kennedy and Iain Sharp

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 5:25 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Anne Kennedy has had success in every genre she tackles - fiction, poetry and film. Her latest volume of poetry won its category in the 2013 NZ Post Book Awards. Her latest novel The Last Days of the National Costume is a finalist in the fiction category ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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