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CLNZ/NZSA $25,000 Writers' Award 2019

Friday, 2 August 2019, 2:05 pm | NS Society Of Authors

"If you're thinking about applying - do it! Like me, you might just surprise yourself with a win." - 2018 recipient, Nic Low. More >>

2020 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel

Monday, 22 July 2019, 11:44 am | NS Society Of Authors

Text Publishing and the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) are pleased to announce that submissions for the 2020 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel are now open. More >>

Compelling stories by emerging writers

Friday, 5 July 2019, 3:34 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Thirteen writers with manuscripts ranging through black comedy, Kiwi noir, ethnographic fiction/literary non-fiction, creative non-fiction, fantasy, historical, young adult, new adult, family saga, sci-fi, short stories, coming-of-age story and poetry have ... More >>

Writers Earnings report

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 12:54 pm | NS Society Of Authors

A report that looks at how New Zealand writers earn from their writing has again revealed that very few are able to make writing their full-time career. More >>

Two writers receive NZSA Waitangi Day Literary Honours

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 9:44 am | NS Society Of Authors

Two writers making waves on the international scene have been awarded Waitiangi Day Literary Honours by the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc). This year's recipients are Samoan/Maori writer Lani Wendt Young, and Scottish-born crime writer ... More >>

Emerging writer wins trans-Tasman mentorship

Friday, 1 February 2019, 2:54 pm | NS Society Of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc), Hachette Australia and Hachette New Zealand are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 NZSA / Hachette Mentor Program. More >>

New Zealand Book Week Event

Monday, 8 October 2018, 3:26 pm | NS Society Of Authors

The Northland Branch of the New Zealand Society of Authors will celebrate New Zealand Book Week with an event featuring two Northlanders who were finalists in the 2018 Ockham New Zealand Book Award. More >>

Three talented Kiwis shortlisted for Michael Gifkins Prize

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 4:41 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Text Publishing and the New Zealand Society of Authors are thrilled to announce the shortlist for the inaugural 2018 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel. More >>

2018 NZSA Writer Mentorships announced

Friday, 23 March 2018, 2:16 pm | NS Society Of Authors

2018 NZSA Writer Mentorships announced Recipients have been selected for the New Zealand Society of Authors Mentorship Programme 2018 with thirteen chosen from a pool of ninety applicants. With a high level of commitment shown by the applicants ... More >>

Michael Gifkins Prize judging process announced

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 6:45 pm | NS Society Of Authors

The NZ Society of Authors (PEN NZ INC) Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa and Melbourne-based Text Publishing are pleased to announce the judging panels for the 2018 inaugural Michael Gifkins Prize. More >>

Winner of the NZSA Lilian Ida Smith Award 2017

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 3:52 pm | NS Society Of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors is delighted to announce the winner of the Lilian Ida Smith Award 2017 - Palmerston North writer Paula Harris More >>

Jillian Sullivan wins NZSA Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship

Friday, 15 September 2017, 3:48 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Central Otago writer Jillian Sullivan is the recipient of the NZSA Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship 2017. The fellowship is administered by The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa. More >>

Fast Fibres Poetry Four Anthology Launch

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 9:42 am | NS Society Of Authors

31 July 2017 - Fast Fibres Poetry Four is the fourth year of an annual anthology of poetry by Northland poets. This year over forty Northland poets with a very diverse range of styles, experience and backgrounds are included. Amongst these are Olivia ... More >>

NZSA Lilian Ida Smith Award 2017

Friday, 21 July 2017, 3:31 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Award of $3,000 available to writers over the age of 35yrs The Lilian Ida Smith Award is offered by the NZ Society of Authors PEN Inc (NZSA) thanks to a bequest from Lilian Ida Smith, a music teacher of Whanganui who had a keen interest in the arts. More >>

Applications open for NZSA Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship

Friday, 9 June 2017, 3:43 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Calling for applications from writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama with a literary track record, who are currently working on a new project. This annual Fellowship is generously donated by Peter Beatson and provides the successful applicant ... More >>

NZSA Mentor Programme 2017 open for applications

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 3:00 pm | NS Society Of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors Mentor Programme for 2017 seeks applications from writers and comic / graphic novelists looking for professional development, a safe space to discuss their work, intellectual community, role models, accountability ... More >>

Janet Frame Memorial Award goes to Laurence Fearnley

Friday, 18 November 2016, 3:57 pm | NS Society Of Authors

NZSA is delighted to announce Laurence Fearnley as the recipient of the Janet Frame Memorial Award 2016 More >>

Auckland Museum Research Grants Now Open for Applications

Friday, 12 August 2016, 4:17 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Two WRITERS RESEARCH grants are now open for applications for writers working on a project that can utilise the considerable facilities and resources of the Auckland Museum Library as part of the manuscript’s development. These grants are offered ... More >>

Applications open for NZSA Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship

Friday, 10 June 2016, 10:33 am | NS Society Of Authors

Calling for applications from writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama with a literary track record, who are currently working on a new project. This annual Fellowship is generously donated by Peter Beatson and provides the successful applicant ... More >>

Secondary school writers win mentorships with authors

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 3:09 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Three talented secondary school students have been selected as winners of the NZ Society of Authors Youth Mentorship Programme 2016. NZSA’s Youth Mentorship Programme is offered to three young writers (15-18yrs) every year and the selected youths will ... More >>

 

 

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