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2019 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel

Saturday, 18 May 2019, 5:35 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Tom McLean, writing as Tom Remiger , is the winner of the 2019 Michael Gifkins Prize for his novel, Soldiers (shortlisted as The City ). Remiger receives a publishing contract with Text and a NZ$10,000 advance against royalties. The award was accepted ... More >>

Recipients chosen for Youth Mentorship Programme

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 2:08 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Four talented secondary school students have been selected as winners of the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) Youth Mentorship Programme 2019. More >>

NZ Society of Authors Launch Season 2 of Podcast

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 1:52 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

NZSA Oral History Podcast - Season 2 Coming Soon Listen to a promo for Season Two here. More >>

Three talented writers shortlisted for Michael Gifkins Prize

Monday, 15 April 2019, 2:29 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Text Publishing and the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) are thrilled to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel. Three outstanding manuscripts have been chosen for this year’s shortlist: More >>

2019 NZSA Writer Mentorships announced

Friday, 15 March 2019, 3:41 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Recipients have been selected for the New Zealand Society of Authors Mentorship Programme 2019, with thirteen chosen from a pool of 79 applicants. There were a wide variety of projects on offer and all applicants showed a high level of commitment ... More >>

Do you have a completed draft of your manuscript?

Friday, 1 March 2019, 3:25 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Do you have a completed draft of your manuscript ready to take to that next level? Apply now for the New Zealand Society of Authors CompleteMS manuscript assessment programme More >>

Mentorship programme seeks emerging young writers

Friday, 8 February 2019, 10:48 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

Four New Zealand secondary school students have an opportunity to be mentored by one of our professional writers in order to develop their craft and hone their skills. More >>

NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grant + Residency

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:11 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) and Auckland War Memorial Museum are delighted to announce the recipient of the NZSA Auckland Museum Research + Residency Grant. More >>

NZSA welcomes Copyright Act review Issues Paper release

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 9:46 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) welcomes the Issues Paper on the Review of the Copyright Act, delivered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on Friday. More >>

Writers! An opportunity to be mentored by a publisher

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 12:37 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc), in association with Hachette Australia and New Zealand, are once again offering the opportunity for one writer to work on a new draft of their completed manuscript under the joint mentorship of Hachette ... More >>

NZSA Opens Audio Archives and Launches New Podcast series

Friday, 28 September 2018, 1:51 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Today, the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa opens it's audio archives to give a fascinating glimpse into the lives on New Zealand writers. More >>

Four NZ writing projects awarded grants

Saturday, 22 September 2018, 6:18 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Assisting New Zealand Writers’ Research Efforts Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) and the New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) are pleased to announce that Research Grants have been awarded to four New Zealand writers. The successful recipients ... More >>

Dunedin writer Sue Wootton is recipient of NZSA Fellowship

Friday, 14 September 2018, 1:40 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Sue Wootton will use the fellowship to work on an historical novel. She says: 'I'm proud and delighted to be the recipient of the 2018 Peter and Dianne Beatson Fellowship. It's really invigorating to receive this vote of confidence in my project, and wonderful ... More >>

NZSA/Auckland Museum Research Grant + Residency Now Open

Friday, 31 August 2018, 2:50 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Applications are now open for a $5000 research grant and residency for writers wishing to work on a project that will utilise the resources of the Auckland Museum Library as part of the manuscript’s development. The grant also offers the recipient the ... More >>

The New Zealand Society of Authors Supports Women Writers

Friday, 17 August 2018, 3:39 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa Supports Women Writers More >>

Lani Wendt-Young will feature at the National Writers Forum

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 4:44 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Lani Wendt-Young, one of the most prolific Samoan writers of this generation, will be a speaker at the 2018 National Writers Forum happening on 21-23 September 2018. Organised by the New Zealand Society of Authors, this conference is the only national ... More >>

Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel 2019

Friday, 20 July 2018, 1:22 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Text Publishing and the New Zealand Society of Authors (NZ Inc) Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa are pleased to announce that submissions for the 2019 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel are now open. The prize is open to writers holding ... More >>

Society of Authors: This year's CompleteMS recipients

Friday, 6 July 2018, 4:18 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

NZ Society of Authors is delighted to announce this year's CompleteMS recipients Thirteen writers with manuscripts that span creative non-fiction, spec fiction, short stories, interview narratives, historical fiction, young adult (fiction and fantasy), ... More >>

CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants 2018

Friday, 22 June 2018, 1:26 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Assisting New Zealand Writers’ Research Efforts In support of New Zealand writers who wish to undertake research for a fiction or non-fiction writing project, the 2018 Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) and New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) ... More >>

Chris Else is NZSA President of Honour

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 11:14 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

MEDIA RELEASE – For Immediate Release June 8th, 2018 NEW ZEALAND SOCIETY OF AUTHORS (PEN NZ INC) TE PUNI KAITUHI O AOTEAROA ANNOUNCES 2018-2019 PRESIDENT OF HONOUR CHRIS ELSE The NZSA is delighted to announce that Chris Else is their 2018-2019 President ... More >>

 

 

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