Book News

20 Apr 2017
This week, The Read investigates writing courses and writing qualifications in Aotearoa; what they do for the Kiwi book ecosystem and what the book industry thinks of them.   We spoke...
20 Apr 2017
We are delighted to announce the launch of OneTree House, an exciting, lively and fiercely independent publisher and marketer of quality literature for children and young adults.  ...
18 Apr 2017
A regular at Bologna Children's Book Fair, long-time literary agent Frances Plumpton, worked with brand-new award-winning publisher and author Sophie Siers of Millwood Press to promote the...
13 Apr 2017
Booksellers NZ will be closed for the stat holidays over Easter. We are back in the office from 8.30am, Tuesday 18 April.  Happy Easter to everybody, and please stay safe on the roads, or...
6 Apr 2017
The publishing of blogs in book form is not a new phenomenon. Internationally every year hundreds of blogs, ranging from recipe, to humour, to comics, to personal are converted and published into...
6 Apr 2017
The New Zealand Book Council Te Kaunihera Pukapuka o Aotearoa has appointed Jo Cribb as its new Chief Executive.    She was most recently Chief Executive of the Ministry for Women...
6 Apr 2017
Lael Chisholm, an 18-year-old freelance artist and designer from Feilding, has won the prestigious Storylines Gavin Bishop Award for Illustration for 2017.    The Award will be...
6 Apr 2017
From Harley Hern, Poetry Day 2017 Administrator:   Registrations for Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day 2017 are now open! It’s also our twentieth anniversary, so this year...
5 Apr 2017
Gecko Press are proud to announce that Wolf Erlbruch has won the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for 2017. Wolf Erlbruch is an internationally celebrated German illustrator and picture book author...
5 Apr 2017
The 2017 Storylines Gaelyn Gordon Award for a Much-loved Book, funded by David Ling Publishing, HarperCollins and Scholastic, is Pamela Allen, for Mr McGee, published by Penguin Random House NZ in...