Book events and opportunities for writers calendar

Our calendar is full of book events and opportunities for writers organised by bookish groups throughout Aotearoa. Whether it’s a festival, book launch, award, grant, poetry reading or live storytelling event, never miss a book event or writers' opportunity in your community again!

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May

Closed to Public

Writers in Schools visits by Michel Mulipola

Auckland based illustrator Michel Mulipola is visiting schools in Wellington this week.

Book Launch | Fifty Years a Feminist by Sue Kedgley

Unity Books and Massey University Press warmly invite you to celebrate the launch of Sue Kedgley's autobiography, 'Fifty Years a Feminist'. All welcome.

Closed to Public

Writers in Schools visits by Donovan Bixley

Taupō based author Donovan Bixley is visiting schools in Wellington this week.

Read NZ Te Pou Muramura AGM

The 2020 Read NZ Te Pou Muramura Inc Annual General Meeting will be held at Front+Centre, 69 Tory Street, Wellington

Book Group Meet Up @ Brew Academy Wed 19 May 6:00PM

If you're in Christchurch and have been looking for a book group to join, or you're struggling to find enough people to form one, you're not alone. Other individuals are looking too — so we thought you might like to meet them!

Book Launch | Vunimaqo and Me by Daren Kamali

Join us to celebrate the Wellington launch of 'Vunimaqo and Me', a poetry collection by Daren Kamali published by Kava Bowl Media. All welcome.

Book Launch | Greta & Valdin by Rebecca K Reilly

Please join us for the launch of 'Greta and Valdin' by Rebecca K Reilly (VUP). All welcome.

NZSA Nelson/Whakatū Roadshow

The New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa (PEN NZ Inc) Regional Roadshow brings professional development to the regions. A day of professional development workshops, masterclasses and panel discussions.

Closed to Public

Writers in Schools visits by Gareth Ward

Napier based author Gareth Ward is visiting schools in Auckland this week.

Blue Dragon Book Fair

Help a great cause and grab a bargain!