Book News

1 Mar 2017
The Windham-Campbell Prizes Celebrate Five Years and Adds Poets: Eight Writers Each Receive $165,000 and the Phone Call Of A Lifetime  
23 Feb 2017
It’s a new year and a lot of people are making a new start. With all the bad news we’ve had about the book trade over the past few years, it’s heartening to see people step up to...
23 Feb 2017
Proudly presented by Momento Pro, to celebrate excellence and innovation in photo book creation, and to showcase the work of New Zealand photo artists to local and international audiences. The...
20 Feb 2017
The Australian Government has today introduced legislation to the House of Representatives that will require foreign retailers and online marketplaces to register for Australian GST, and...
17 Feb 2017
I and the Board of the New Zealand Book Council are very sorry that Catriona Ferguson has decided to leave the Book Council after four and a half years as CEO.   Catriona has done an...
15 Feb 2017
The Council of the Publishers Association of New Zealand (PANZ) today announced the appointment of Catriona Ferguson to the role of Association Director. Catriona is currently the...
14 Feb 2017
Writers working in the Mind Body Spirit genre have until 31 March to enter the 2017 Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Literary Awards.    The awards, which are now in their 14th year,...
13 Feb 2017
Anika Moa supports initiative to get books into homes and schools Singer-songwriter, author and media personality Anika Moa is leading the chorus in a promotion that will see at least 20,000...
10 Feb 2017
Next month Scorpio Books will be closing the doors of its Riccarton store, and combining with the store in the city. Riccarton has been a wonderful home for Scorpio Books after the...
9 Feb 2017
Children’s book publishing is where the action is right now. We’ve seen Virago open out its Virago Kids imprint, Lonely Planet’s Kids imprint grow and grow, and on the local...