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2020 NZSA Writer Mentorships Announced

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 11:49 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

  Recipients have been selected for the New Zealand Society of Authors Mentorship Programme 2020, with thirteen chosen from a pool of 71 applicants. There were a wide variety of projects on offer and all applicants showed a high level of ... More >>

Do You Have A Completed Draft Of Your Manuscript Ready To Take To That Next Level?

Sunday, 1 March 2020, 12:23 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Poetry, fiction, short fiction or non-fiction Apply now for the New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa (PEN NZ Inc) CompleteMS manuscript assessment programme The NZSA CompleteMS manuscript assessment programme is now open for applications. ... More >>

Literary youth mentorship programme

Friday, 7 February 2020, 4:46 pm | 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 >>

NZ Society of Authors announces Waitangi Day Honours

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 8:15 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

Rachael King and Lee Murray are this year's Honorary Literary Fellows in the New Zealand Society of Authors' annual Waitangi Day Honours. More >>

NZSA Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship 2019 Winner

Friday, 6 September 2019, 1:46 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Christchurch writer Frankie McMillan is the recipient of the NZSA Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship 2019 More >>

NZSA President of Honour is David Hill

Monday, 29 July 2019, 1:52 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Eminent and award-winning writer David Hill is announced as the 2019-2020 President of Honour for the NZSA (Pen NZ Inc) Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa More >>

NZSA Oral History Podcast Series

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 10:19 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

In the late 1950's Ray Grover was part of a small circle of Wellington writers that included Maurice Gee, Fleur Adcock and James K. Baxter. Shortly after publishing his first novel, Another Man’s Role in 1967, Ray joined PEN NZ and quickly became ... More >>

CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants 2019: Now Open for Applications

Friday, 21 June 2019, 3:03 pm | New Zealand 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! In support of New Zealand writers who wish to undertake research for a fiction or non-fiction writing project, the ... More >>

$10,000 Opportunity for Writers

Friday, 7 June 2019, 3:02 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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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