Book News

21 Jul 2017
Award of $3,000 available to writers over the age of 35yrs.    The Lilian Ida Smith Award is offered by the NZ Society of Authors PEN Inc (NZSA) thanks to a bequest from Lilian...
21 Jul 2017
Tonight at the PANZ Book Design Awards when a book really is judged by its cover – and its design – Cazador: game, offal and the rest, written by Dariush Lolaiy and Rebecca Smidt,...
20 Jul 2017
Retail NZ has published the results of its annual report on wages across the sector and, on average, wages have increased by 5.1 per cent over the last year, from $20.73 to $21.80. ...
20 Jul 2017
Waikato novelist Catherine Chidgey has been named as the recipient of a Janet Frame Literary Trust Award worth $5,000. Catherine Chidgey is the author of four highly acclaimed novels including...
19 Jul 2017
Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML) is excited to host award-winning Australian novelist Charlotte Wood at one of its Writers on Mondays...
19 Jul 2017
Text Publishing is proud to announce the Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel, an exciting new award for writers holding New Zealand citizenship or who are permanent residents of New...
14 Jul 2017
Beloved Emmy Award-winning American actor, producer and director Neil Patrick Harris will publish the first book in his debut children’s series The Magic Misfits with Hardie Grant Egmont, as...
13 Jul 2017
by Marcus Greville   A lot of choices are made in choosing those books that live on the shelves of bookshops. Many, if not most, of those choices are based on economic realities, but...
13 Jul 2017
Thirteen writers with manuscripts that span contemporary fiction, historical novels, narrative non-fiction, young adult writing, comedy mystery, women's fiction and poetry have been chosen for...
11 Jul 2017
Auckland, 11 July 2017: Penguin Random House today announce that Margaret Thompson, Managing Director, Penguin Random House New Zealand, will leave the company on 28 July.   Julie...