Features

Vision Test

David Taylor assesses the 20/20 Poetry Collection, and what we’re exploring – and avoiding – in our literature of unease.

27/04/2018

David Taylor assesses the 20/20 Poetry Collection, and what we’re exploring – and avoiding – in our literature of unease.

Writers’ Picks: Best NZ Books for Christmas

#NZChristmasBookChallenge - NZ writer, NZ publisher, NZ book shop. Support our writers and our industry.

14/12/2017

#NZChristmasBookChallenge – NZ writer, NZ publisher, NZ book shop. Support our writers and our industry.

Letter from Romania

Michael Harlow crosses frontiers and shines light at the World Poetry Festival in Romania

14/12/2017

Michael Harlow crosses frontiers and shines light at the World Poetry Festival in Romania.

Selling New Zealand in Frankfurt

On the face of it, New Zealand's turn as guest of honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair four years ago was a great success. But what have our writers and publishers got to show for it? Mark Broatch investigates.

08/12/2016

High Fidelity?

David Larsen investigates recent film adaptations of contemporary New Zealand fiction.

10/10/2016

Southern Exposure

Philip Matthews explores the glorious past and isolated present of Dunedin, now a UNESCO City of Literature.

02/09/2016

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

Sacred Turf

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

09/05/2016

'Many of our best stories profit from a meeting of New Zealand and overseas influences' - Owen Marshall

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