Book News

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...
30 Mar 2017
An impressive line-up of international and Kiwi authors, including one of the world’s top crime writers Ian Rankin, writer and theatremaker Stella Duffy, multi-award-winning English novelist...
30 Mar 2017
Retail crime is a growing problem. It costs the country around $1 billion a year in losses, and with a greater risk of violence than ever, Retail NZ is calling on the Government to adopt a three-...
24 Mar 2017
Recipients have been selected for the New Zealand Society of Authors Mentorship Programme 2017 with fourteen chosen from a pool of sixty-four applicants. With a high level of commitment shown by...