Book News

14 Mar 2017
The Storylines Children’s Literature Trust is delighted to announce the 33 outstanding New Zealand children’s and teens’ books selected for its Notable Books listings for 2017....
13 Mar 2017
The 2017 PANZ Book Design Awards are now open for entries, with a closing date of Friday 31 March 2017. This year entry to the main awards is to be made using our online form. Enter using the...
7 Mar 2017
Launches Anniversary Website, www.hc.com/200, to Showcase History    HarperCollins Publishers, one of the world’s largest consumer book publishers, today announced a global...
6 Mar 2017
Four of the country’s most respected novelists are in the running for New Zealand’s richest fiction writing prize with today’s announcement of the 2017 Ockham New Zealand Book...
6 Mar 2017
Report reveals the difficulty in making a living from writing in New Zealand   A new report that looks at how New Zealand writers earn from their writing has revealed that very few...
6 Mar 2017
Retail NZ says it is disappointed that the proposed crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies hasn’t included moves to require firms to register for GST if they are selling goods...
3 Mar 2017
Two people’s love of children’s literature has fertilised the growth of The Sapling, a brand-new website dedicated entirely to celebrating children’s books.   ...
3 Mar 2017
Victoria University of Wellington's Wai-te-ata Press has been announced as a finalist in the prestigious Manly Artists’ Books Awards, for its artists’ book The Wai-te-ata Companion...
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