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Two authors begin 2016 with trans-Tasman mentorship

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 4:50 pm | NS Society Of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) and Hachette Australia and New Zealand are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 NZSA / Hachette Mentor Program. More >>

Emerging NZ writers to receive manuscript guidance

Friday, 3 July 2015, 4:05 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Thirteen writers with manuscripts that include memoir, historical fiction, young adult fiction, mystery NZ fairy tales, supernatural romance and adult fiction have been chosen to receive a full manuscript assessment of the MS they submitted. The ... More >>

Youth Mentorship Programme Seeks Emerging Young Writers

Monday, 2 February 2015, 3:46 pm | NS 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. The NZSA Youth Mentorship Programme 2015 offers these ... More >>

NZSA Auckland Museum Research Grants – Recipient Announced!

Monday, 1 December 2014, 11:37 am | NS Society Of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors is delighted to announce that the NZSA Auckland Museum National Research Grant 2014 has been awarded to Douglas Lloyd Jenkins . More >>

NZSA Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship – Recipient Announced

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 2:06 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Emma Neale, photo by Graham Warman The New Zealand Society of Authors is delighted to announce that the winner of the Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship 2014 is award-winning Dunedin author and poet Emma Neale . Emma Neale is a novelist and poet. ... More >>

2014 CLNZ/NZSA Research Grant Recipients

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 2:53 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Copyright Licensing NZ and the NZ Society of Authors are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2014 CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants. With research topics ranging from the effects of the ‘man drought’ in NZ to the Southern Ocean between NZ and Antarctica, ... More >>

NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grants Now Open

Monday, 4 August 2014, 11:35 am | NS Society Of Authors

The Auckland Museum and New Zealand Society of Authors are once again delighted to offer three RESEARCH grants for writers who want to utilise the considerable facilities and resources of the Auckland Museum Library in the development of their fiction ... More >>

Revamped CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants Open for 2014

Monday, 30 June 2014, 1:38 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Four CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants now open for 2014 applications. CLNZ and NZSA are delighted to announce that applications for the revamped CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants are now open. Following feedback received from writers in 2013, the value of each ... More >>

NZSA/Auckland Museum Research Grants Recipients Announced

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 5:38 pm | NS Society Of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors and Auckland Museum are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2014 Research Grants. More >>

Deadline Looms for NZSA/Auckland Museum Research Grant

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 12:09 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Research opportunity for writers is only 3 weeks away! The Auckland Museum and New Zealand Society of Authors are offering three RESEARCH grants in 2014 to assist writers wishing to undertake research for a writing project. The grants create an opportunity ... More >>

Writers' fates in readers' hands

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 12:10 pm | NS Society Of Authors

For the next month readers will have the unique opportunity to help decide which two books they'd most like to see published, thanks to the 2013 Kobo/NZ Authors E-Publishing Prize. More >>

Kick start the creative process with free writing workshops

Wednesday, 9 May 2012, 1:47 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Give quake-brain the boot and kick start your writing with a weekend of free workshops from some of the country's leading authors, poets and publishers. Sponsored by Copyright Licensing Ltd and The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc), the weekend will ... More >>

Notice fee for copyright regime favours IPAPs

Friday, 15 July 2011, 1:32 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Notice fee for copyright regime favours IPAPs as the government continues to penalise our rights holders. More >>

Authors and libraries join forces for Christchurch

Friday, 18 March 2011, 4:58 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Some of New Zealand’s leading authors are doing their bit to support the people of Christchurch by participating in a fundraising reading event in Auckland Libraries next week. Writers’ Read In is a joint initiative between the New Zealand Society ... More >>

Auckland Branch of NZSA helps Christchurch Writers

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 12:52 pm | NS Society Of Authors

The Auckland Branch of The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc.) has generously donated $500 to the Te Tai Tamariki Trust in a drive to support their fellow writers based in Christchurch following the devastating earthquake last month. More >>

55 Writers Wanted

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 4:48 pm | NS Society Of Authors

Thanks to the initiative of James George, The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc.) are organising a Writers' Read In on Friday 25th March at 6pm at a library near you. More >>

Joy Cowley to deliver the Janet Frame Memorial Lecture

Wednesday, 26 January 2011, 11:35 am | NS Society Of Authors

Held annually by the New Zealand Society of Authors, this lecture is delivered by the current President of Honour and is intended to provide an overview of the “state of the nation” for literature and writing in New Zealand, such that the reading ... More >>

NZSA/Pindar Publishing Prize Shortlist Announced

Friday, 30 April 2010, 2:10 pm | NS Society Of Authors

The judges have read their way through the staggering 508 applications received for the inaugural NZSA/Pindar Publishing Prize and have completed what has been an extremely difficult task.  They have come up with a short list of five manuscripts. More >>

New Zealand PEN calls for press freedom in Fiji

Friday, 16 April 2010, 2:41 pm | NS Society Of Authors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday 16 April 2010 New Zealand PEN calls for press freedom in Fiji The New Zealand PEN Centre is deeply concerned at the deterioration in the relationship between the military government of Fiji and the press. Since the constitution ... More >>

If it’s not broken then don’t fix it

Wednesday, 10 March 2010, 11:58 am | NS Society Of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors has strong reservations about the proposed merger of Archives New Zealand and the National Library into the Department of Internal Affairs. More >>

   

 

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