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Youth Mentorship Programme 2021 Seeks Emerging Young Writers

Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 4:26 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

  Four 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 offers aspiring ... More >>

NZSA Lilian Ida Smith Award 2020 – Recipient Announced As Safia Archer

Friday, 18 December 2020, 11:29 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa (PEN NZ Inc) are delighted to announce the winner of the NZSA Lilian Ida Smith Award 2020 - writer Safia Archer. With 78 entries for this award, the selection panel of Ivy Alvarez and Michelle Elvy ... More >>

Book Sector Highlights Cultural, Social And Economic Importance Of Valuing Creative Rights

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 1:04 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors, the Publishers Association of New Zealand and Copyright Licensing New Zealand have teamed up to put creative rights and their importance – for writers, the local book sector, and for our country – in the spotlight. ... More >>

Winners Of The NZSA Heritage Book Awards Were Announced Last Night In Christchurch

Friday, 30 October 2020, 4:25 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

The Non-Fiction winner was Ripiro Beach: A Memoir of Life After Near Death by Caroline Barron. (Bateman Books). In 2018 Barron was a Short Prose winner in these awards with an excerpt from the book. Judges Hilary and John Mitchell said, 'Non-fiction ... More >>

$10,000 Opportunity For Writers

Sunday, 7 June 2020, 11:11 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

Applications open for NZSA Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship 2020 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 ... More >>

New Campaign Celebrates Kiwi Men And What They Read

Sunday, 12 April 2020, 6:23 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

A new online campaign launching on April 12 will focus on New Zealand men and their reading habits. Blokes vs Books is a joint initiative between Read NZ Te Pou Muramura (formerly the Book Council) and the NZ Society of Authors. The campaign will consist ... More >>

New Campaign Promotes Kiwi Men As Readers

Saturday, 11 April 2020, 12:54 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

A new online campaign launching on April 11 will focus on New Zealand men and their reading habits. In these days of staying home to stop the spread of Covid-19, there's never been a better time to crack open a good book, or listen to a story. Blokes ... More >>

New Campaign Promotes Kiwi Men As Readers

Saturday, 11 April 2020, 6:28 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

A new online campaign launching on April 11 will focus on New Zealand men and their reading habits. In these days of staying home to stop the spread of Covid-19, there's never been a better time to crack open a good book, or listen to a story. Blokes ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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