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NZSA Youth Mentorship Programme 2020 Recipients Announced

Friday, 15 May 2020, 10:35 am | NZ Society of Authors

Four young writers now have a special opportunity to hone their writing skills and develop their craft under the mentorship of four of New Zealand’s finest professional authors. The 2020 recipients of the NZSA Youth Mentorship spaces are: Cadence Chung ... More >>

CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants 2020:Four Cash Grants To Support NZ Writers

Friday, 8 May 2020, 3:09 pm | NZ Society of Authors

Receive a $5,000 grant to help you research your latest fiction or non-fiction writing project. All New Zealand writers welcome to apply from today! In support of New Zealand writers who wish to undertake research for a fiction or non-fiction writing project, ... More >>

NZSA National Writers Forum celebrates writing from Oceania

Saturday, 30 June 2018, 1:24 pm | NZ Society of Authors

SEPTEMBER 21 - 23, 2018 John Marsden, Anita Heiss, Lani Wendt Young, Maualaivao Albert Wendt, Mandy Hager, Paula Morris, Pip Adam and Brannavan Gnanalingam are just some of the writers taking part in the NZSA National Writers Forum taking place from 21–23 ... More >>

Two emerging writers win trans-Tasman mentorship

Friday, 2 February 2018, 3:05 pm | NZ 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 2018 NZSA / Hachette Mentor Program. More >>

Two emerging writers win trans-Tasman mentorship

Friday, 20 January 2017, 4:54 pm | NZ Society of Authors

MEDIA RELEASE – For Immediate Release   20 January 2017     Two emerging writers win trans-Tasman mentorship with publisher NZSA / Hachette Mentor program recipients announce d   The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) and Hachette Australia are ... More >>

Writers, Poets, Playwrights & Comic/Graphic Novelists! Apply

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 11:03 am | NZ Society of Authors

For your opportunity to be mentored by an established writer, poet, playwright or comic / graphic novelist - apply to NZ Society of Authors by 5 Feb. The deadline is looming for applications to the NZ Society of Authors Mentor programme 2016. We ... More >>

Mentor programme for 2016 seeks applications

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 4:45 pm | NZ Society of Authors

For Writers! Apply now to be mentored by an established writer, poet, playwright or comic / graphic novelist. More >>

Writers! An opportunity to be mentored by a publisher

Friday, 9 October 2015, 4:41 pm | NZ Society of Authors

Today the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) opens a brand new program, the Hachette Mentorship Program. One writer gets the opportunity to work on a new draft of their completed manuscript under the joint mentorship of Hachette Australia ... More >>

NZSA Lilian Ida Smith Award 2015

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 12:52 pm | NZ Society of Authors

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 Wanganui who had a keen interest in the arts. More >>

NZ Society of Authors 2015 Youth Mentorships

Friday, 8 May 2015, 4:58 pm | NZ Society of Authors

Winners have been announced for the NZSA Youth Mentorship Programme 2015. Three talented secondary school students will spend the next few months honing their skills and developing their craft under the mentorship of three of New Zealand’s finest ... More >>

NZ Society of Authors CompleteMS Programme opens today

Monday, 2 March 2015, 5:30 pm | NZ Society of Authors

Consider applying to the NZSA CompleteMS Manuscript Assessment Programme - a programme that provides writers with essential critical feedback on an advanced work, moving it closer to publication. More >>

Catton calls 'nonsensical'

Monday, 2 February 2015, 5:45 pm | NZ Society of Authors

Calls by the Taxpayers' Union for Booker Prize-winning author Eleanor Catton to pay back any funding she has received are completely nonsensical, according to New Zealand Society of Authors President, Kyle Mewburn. More >>

Applications for literary awards open

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 11:45 am | NZ Society of Authors

The Janet Frame Memorial award runs biennially and is for $3,000. It is offered by the NZSA, thanks to a gift from the Janet Frame Literary Trust, to support a mid-career or established writer. This prestigious award is open to authors of poetry, literary ... More >>

Janet Frame Memorial Lecture, 2014

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 4:02 pm | NZ Society of Authors

Celebrated and much-loved children’s author and illustrator Gavin Bishop (ONZM) delivers the 2014 Janet Frame Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the New Zealand Society of Authors in association with the New Zealand Festival and City Gallery Wellington. More >>

Winners of Publishing Chance of a Lifetime Announced

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 4:43 pm | NZ Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) announces the winners of its inaugural E-Publishing prize offered with international publishing giant Kobo Writing Life. More >>

A sad day for NZ literature

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 2:30 pm | NZ Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc.) mourns the loss of iconic literary figure and agent Ray Richards who passed away quietly at 2am this morning. More >>

An Opportunity for Closet Writers

Thursday, 13 June 2013, 3:06 pm | NZ Society of Authors

For two budding authors their dreams of being published may have just become more realistic. The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc.) in association with Kobo Writing Life have announced an opportunity for any New Zealand aspiring writers to ... More >>

Creative Presidents Provide Organisational Change

Tuesday, 11 June 2013, 2:38 pm | NZ Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN New Zealand INC) welcomed a new President of Honour on Sunday the 2nd of June and new President on Saturday the 8th June. Kyle Mewburn, was announced President at the National AGM in Dunedin and Gavin Bishop. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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