Features and Interviews

Pacific Writing in New Zealand: The Niu Wave

Victor Rodger wonders where all the Pasifika novelists are.

30/06/2016

Victor Rodger wonders where all the Pasifika novelists are.


Letter from St Petersburg

Rosetta Allan goes to Russia in search of monsters.

30/06/2016

Rosetta Allan goes to Russia in search of monsters.


Back to the Book Awards

The last sponsor abandoned them, but David Larsen finds that reports of the death of our national literature awards have been greatly exaggerated.

16/05/2016

The last sponsor abandoned them, but David Larsen finds that reports of the death of our national literature awards have been greatly exaggerated.


Not (Yet) in Our Neighbourhood

Our local crime novelists are finding success overseas, but Rosabel Tan asks why more people aren’t reading them here?

15/05/2016

Our local crime novelists are finding success overseas, but Rosabel Tan asks why more people aren’t reading them here?


The Interview – Patricia Grace

Patricia Grace talks to Adam Dudding about finding her voice, learning to love research, and why character is at the heart of everything she writes.

10/05/2016

‘I’d always been interested in writing without really knowing what real invented writing was’.


Such noise! So many voices!

Steven Toussaint investigates the contemporary New Zealand poetry scene, and discovers much more than a tale of two cities.

09/05/2016

Steven Toussaint investigates the contemporary New Zealand poetry scene, and discovers much more than a tale of two cities.


Sacred Turf

Christchurch writers are still explaining the earthquakes to the rest of the country, and to themselves, writes Philip Matthews.

09/05/2016

Christchurch writers are still explaining the earthquakes to the rest of the country, and to themselves, writes Philip Matthews.


'The thirty-five of us were in the country of dream-merchants, and strange things were bound to happen.' - Anne Kennedy

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