September 12, 2019

New research on teaching Māori language in English-medium schools could make a huge impact on h...

February 25, 2019

'From where I sleep I can see the book on my bookshelf. I have read it so many times it has fal...

December 12, 2018

Author Swapna Haddow has recently moved to Christchurch from her home in the UK. Her Dave Pigeo...

November 21, 2018

'I’m a kindred spirit to Anne of Green Gables’ Anne Shirley. When I feel like crying, you see i...

November 12, 2018

What fictional death have you never got over? That's the question asked of our editor Jane Arth...

October 24, 2018

Claire Murdoch is the recently appointed Publishing Manager of Penguin Random House New Zealand...

August 23, 2018

'Throughout my life I have turned to the page as a soft place to fall and a wise place to rise....

August 16, 2018

Multi-accoladed poet and founder of the creative writing programme at Victoria University of We...

July 30, 2018

Kura Rutherford ruminates on how powerfully children's books can evoke geographies both unknown...

July 19, 2018

Kate Duignan recalls two influential books from her childhood, Heidi and The Diddakoi, in this...

July 8, 2018

Emma Neale is a Dunedin-based poet, novelist, and recently appointed editor of the esteemed New...

May 29, 2018

Maurice Gee's O Trilogy is one of the most enduringly excellent works of Aotearoa literature. M...

May 17, 2018

Books aren't the only place to find stories. Some of the most important and meaningful stories...

Ahead of his appearance at the Auckland Writers Festival, novelist (for adults) Rajorshi Chakra...

May 7, 2018

It’s the writing fellowship with the really long name – the University of Otago College of Educ...

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