Book News

8 Dec 2016
The Indiebound Summer Reading Guide showcases 117 of the best books around this summer, as voted for inclusion by over 20 of New Zealand’s leading independent bookshops. Booksellers NZ...
8 Dec 2016
Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern Letters’ (IIML) annual online literary journal returns this year with a new name—Turbine | Kapohau—and...
8 Dec 2016
In a strong year for new writing at Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML), a risk-taking, wildly funny, ‘powerful and troubling’...
8 Dec 2016
A cast of New Zealand writers have selected their top picks from the Aotearoa-grown bookshelves to help guide kiwis in their Summer reading goals.   Aotearoa Summer Reads launches...
6 Dec 2016
A report released today on the economic contribution of New Zealand book publishing shows that the industry has rebounded from difficult trading conditions in 2013 and 2014 to a position of growth...
6 Dec 2016
Former publisher Belinda Cooke has been appointed to the newly created position of Manager of the New Zealand Book Awards Trust.   Chair of the Trust Nicola Legat said the board was...
1 Dec 2016
New Zealand poets Steven Toussaint and Gregory Kan have been awarded the prestigious 2017 Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship. This is the first time two poets have been the recipients of the fellowship...
1 Dec 2016
Linsay Knight has been appointed Publisher of Walker Books Australia and New Zealand.   In a statement, Knight  said “I am delighted to be part of such a creative company...
28 Nov 2016
Recipients of the 2016 New Zealand Content Counts Education Awards were named at a ceremony held at Auckland’s Massey University in Albany last night. For the second year running, teachers...