Book News

11 Nov 2016
Creative New Zealand has awarded 82 grants worth a total of $2,079,143 in its latest Arts Grants funding round.  A high number of applications were received with $6,620,925 in total requested...
11 Nov 2016
The Victoria University of Wellington 2017 J.D. Stout Fellowship, funded by the Stout Trust, has been awarded to Victoria alumnus Dr Damian Skinner.   Director of Victoria’s...
9 Nov 2016
In 2017, Landfall will celebrate its 70th birthday. To mark the occasion, editor David Eggleton and Otago University Press are pleased to launch the Charles Brasch Young Writers' Essay...
3 Nov 2016
Christmas bestsellers are a pain. At least they are before they’ve done all the selling that makes them the best, because choices are hard. Are the key titles for Christmas picked or...
3 Nov 2016
Airini Beautrais has been named the winner of the 2016 Landfall Essay Competition for her essay ‘Umlaut’.   Competition judge David Eggleton said that her essay stood out...
3 Nov 2016
Booksellers NZ have invited the European and International Booksellers Federation to hold their 2018 Conference in Dunedin.  A presentation was made to the EIBF at this year’s...
1 Nov 2016
Booksellers NZ is sad to see The Original Children’s Bookshop in liquidation, as of Tuesday 25 October. Please note, however, that the shop is still trading, until such time as there are...
27 Oct 2016
The New Zealand Content Counts Education Awards celebrate the quality and diversity of educational resources released in the past year by New Zealand companies to support classroom learning. The...
27 Oct 2016
Busy parents and overwhelmed uncles: if you need kids’ gift suggestions, listen up! Thanks to booksellers around New Zealand, The Read has the scoop on the best (and bestselling) kids...
26 Oct 2016
The winners of the 2016 Heritage Book Awards and Writing Competition were announced at a prize-giving ceremony on Saturday 23 October in Christchurch. Entries to what must be New Zealand’s...