Book News

22 Nov 2016
Four writers selected for the residency programme at the Michael King Writers’ Centre next year will be bringing to life a variety of works including; literary fiction, a novella, non-...
22 Nov 2016
The 2017 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards longlist, announced today, celebrates an impressive range of books by both established and emerging authors.     Forty titles have...
21 Nov 2016
New Zealand children’s author, illustrator and educator Gavin Bishop, ONZM, will receive an honorary doctorate from his alma mater at the University of Canterbury’s Education, Health...
18 Nov 2016
NZSA is delighted to announce Laurence Fearnley as the recipient of the Janet Frame Memorial Award 2016   The NZ Society of Authors Janet Frame Memorial Award of $3,000 is awarded to...
17 Nov 2016
by Elizabeth Heritage   Book reviews: how do their authors feel about them. and how do they use themAs part of The Read’s ongoing investigation into book reviewing in Aotearoa, we...
17 Nov 2016
All bookseller owners, staff and their families, in the wide areas affected by Sunday’s quakes and aftershocks, are safe. That’s the good news.   As of Thursday morning...
17 Nov 2016
BWB Books is experiencing a lot of momentum behind The Great War for New Zealand by Vincent O'Malley and wanted to alert you to an event they're holding at the Auckland Museum on Monday (...
16 Nov 2016
With Australia moving to collect tax on low value goods beginning July 1 next year, Kiwi retailers are facing the likelihood of being hit both ways across the border on the sale of low value goods...
14 Nov 2016
Eleven artists, two philanthropists and four arts organisations are recipients of awards and donations at the 2016 New Zealand Arts Awards. Come and celebrate the Laureate and New Generation...
14 Nov 2016
Booksellers NZ's head office is based in the Wellington CBD, remains closed today (Tuesday). However we are working remotely and can redceive emails.  Any Book Tokens NZ orders, and...