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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 >>

$10,000 Opportunity for Writers

Friday, 8 June 2018, 4:31 pm | New Zealand 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 awarded each year to a mid-career or senior writer to work on a project ... More >>

Debut novelist wins inaugural Michael Gifkins Prize

Saturday, 19 May 2018, 5:56 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Twenty-five-year-old debut novelist wins inaugural Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel Ruby Porter is the winner of the 2018 Michael Gifkins Prize for her remarkable novel, Attraction . Porter receives a publishing contract with Text and a NZ$10,000 ... More >>

Youth Mentorship Programme 2018 winners

Friday, 27 April 2018, 2:23 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 2018. These young writers now have a special opportunity to hone their writing skills and develop their ... More >>

National Short Story Competition Opens

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 1:56 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

National Short Story Competition Opens The Northland branch of the New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) invites writers to enter a new National Short Story Competition. The competition is open to any writer resident in New Zealand. Entrants are asked ... More >>

NorthWrite 2018: Moving your Writing Forward

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 9:36 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

This year's NorthWrite conference provides a dynamic programme with something for everyone. Aimed at activating participants' drive and energy for their writing, it features a diverse range of workshops and presentations led by prominent New Zealand ... More >>

Youth Mentorship Programme Seeks Emerging Young Writers

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 5:22 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Three secondary school students will each have the opportunity to be mentored by one of New Zealand’s best professional authors in order to develop their craft and hone their writing skills. More >>

Wellington writer Ashleigh Young receives national honours

Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 10:45 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

Internationally acclaimed writer Ashleigh Young has been made an Honorary Literary Fellow in the New Zealand Society of Authors' Waitangi Day Honours. More >>

Attention All Writers!

Friday, 1 December 2017, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Attention All Writers! Apply now to be mentored by an established writer, poet, playwright or graphic novelist. The NZ Society of Authors Mentor Programme 2018 seeks applications from writers and comic/graphic novelists looking for professional development ... More >>

 

 

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