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The Michael King Writers Centre Announces 2022 Residencies

Monday, 15 November 2021, 4:18 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Writers Studio This year’s Michael King Writers Centre residency selection panel had their work cut out for them with a high number of applications received again for the 19 residencies planned across 2022. There were 109 applicants totalling 522 ... More >>

Residency Applications for 2022 OPEN

Friday, 27 August 2021, 1:15 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers Centre is pleased to announce that next year’s programme of residencies at the historic Signalman’s House on Takarunga Mt Victoria in Devonport, Auckland, is now open for applications. Writers awarded a residency can look forward ... More >>

The Michael King Writers Centre Announces An International Exchange With Australia

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 12:59 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Kate Mildenhall has been announced as the recipient of the inaugural New Zealand-Australia residency exchange, an international residency program held by Varuna, the Australian National Writers House in collaboration with the Michael King Writers Centre in Auckland ... More >>

The Michael King Writers Centre Announces Its Residencies For 2021

Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 11:07 am | Michael King Writers' Centre

This year’s Michael King Writers Centre residency selection panel had their work cut out for them with a high number of applications received again for the 20 residencies planned across 2021. There were 119 applicants totalling 433 individual applications ... More >>

NZ’s National Writer-residency Organisation Announces Its 2021 Writers In Residence Programme

Friday, 21 August 2020, 9:31 am | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers Centre is pleased to announce that next year’s programme of residencies at the historic Signalman’s House on Takarunga Mt Victoria in Devonport, Auckland, is now open for applications. Writers awarded a residency can look forward ... More >>

Sun Wei travels to Aotearoa for residency

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 1:50 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Sun Wei has been selected as the fourth Chinese writer to travel to Aotearoa for an eight week residency at the Michael King Writers Centre. Shanghai born and bred, Sun Wei is a former journalist, documentary filmmaker, and corporate general manager. ... More >>

One More Week to apply for 2019 residencies

Monday, 27 August 2018, 5:08 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

One More Week to get an application in for Michael King Writers Centre Residencies 2019 More >>

2018 Shanghai International Writers’ programme

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 4:18 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Applications are now open for 2018 Shanghai International Writers’ programme New Zealand's literary exchange with China continues with the call for applications from New Zealand writers to attend the international writers’ programme run by the Shanghai ... More >>

Signals 2016

Monday, 12 December 2016, 5:40 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre launched the fifth issue of Signals, its literary journal for young writers, on Saturday 10 December at the National Library in Parnell. More >>

Writers’ Centre 2017 Residency Recipients Announced

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 12:08 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Four writers selected for the residency programme at the Michael King Writers’ Centre next year will be bringing to life a variety of works including; literary fiction, a novella, non-fiction biography and a collection of poetry. More >>

Readings and Images from a Seafaring Nation

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 5:00 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre in association with Torpedo Bay - Navy Museum celebrate Devonport’s seafaring history and the Royal New Zealand Navy’s coming of age through more than 75 years of writing, letters, memoir and fiction. More >>

2016 Shanghai International Writers’ Programme

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 12:45 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

New Zealand's literary exchange with China continues with the call for applications from New Zealand writers to attend the international writers programme run by the Shanghai Writers’ Association in September and October 2016.New Zealand's literary ... More >>

Signals 2015

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 5:27 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre launched the fourth issue of Signals, its literary journal for young writers, on Saturday 5 December at the National Library in Auckland. More >>

Sarah Louisa Mathew, A Woman of True Grit

Friday, 18 September 2015, 2:52 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Sarah Louisa Mathew is known as the wife of surveyor Felton Mathew, who drew up the town plan for Auckland in the early 1840s. In fact, she made her own contribution to the new colony of New Zealand and was a woman of true grit. More >>

Residential workshop Writing War to feature Paricia Grace

Monday, 31 August 2015, 4:48 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre is delighted that acclaimed New Zealand novelist Patricia Grace will be one of the speakers at New Zealanders at War: Writing War , this year’s residential workshop for mid-career and experienced writers. More >>

Applications open for Writers’ Centre residencies

Friday, 14 August 2015, 1:31 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre invites applications from New Zealand writers for four supported residencies in 2016, with stipends ranging from $8,000 to $30,000. The residencies are at the Michael King Writers’ Centre which is based in the Signalman’s ... More >>

Debut NZ novel picked up by new UK imprint

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 10:54 am | Michael King Writers' Centre

Debut NZ novel picked up by new UK imprint Wellington author Tracy Farr’s first novel will be published by Aardvark Bureau after a bout of insomnia led publisher Scott Pack to a Radio NZ broadcast of The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt . Tracy Farr ... More >>

Auckland's 175th Anniversary Day and MKWC Open Day

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 4:11 pm | Michael King Writers' Centre

Celebrate with picnic and poetry in the garden of the historic Signalman’s House on Takarunga Mt Victoria on Auckland Anniversary Day. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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