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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January

Who Wants to be a Superhero - Jan 13 Shows

Join award winning children’s musician Chris Sanders (111 Ambulance Hit Song) and author of 'Call For The Ambulance' as he tells us all about his Ambulance Station, how to become a Super Ambulance Hero and just what to do in an emergency.

Shows at 10am, 12pm and 1.30pm

Closed to Public

Summer Writing School for Teens

A whole week of writing for teenagers with Write On School for Young Writers

Who Wants to be a Superhero

Join award winning children’s musician Chris Sanders (111 Ambulance Hit Song) and author of 'Call For The Ambulance' as he tells us all about his Ambulance Station, how to become a Super Ambulance Hero and just what to do in an emergency.

Shows at 10am, 12pm and 1.30pm

The Unfolding of Benjamin's Misery

An Award-winning Nomadic Storytellers Explores Dark Truths of Globalization from a Perspective of the Cultural Other through Spoken Word and Music

Submissions for Kerikeri: Past Present and Future

Pavlova Press is calling for submissions of poetry and short prose (fiction or non-fiction, historical or contemporary) based on Kerikeri and its inhabitants past, present and future.

Who Wants to be a Superhero - Jan 20 Shows

Join award winning children’s musician Chris Sanders (111 Ambulance Hit Song) and author of 'Call For The Ambulance' as he tells us all about his Ambulance Station, how to become a Super Ambulance Hero and just what to do in an emergency.

Shows at 10am, 12pm and 1.30pm

Who Wants to be a Superhero - Jan 21 Shows

Join award winning children’s musician Chris Sanders (111 Ambulance Hit Song) and author of 'Call For The Ambulance' as he tells us all about his Ambulance Station, how to become a Super Ambulance Hero and just what to do in an emergency.

Shows at 10am, 12pm and 1.30pm

Who Wants to be a Superhero - Jan 27 Shows

Join award winning children’s musician Chris Sanders (111 Ambulance Hit Song) and author of 'Call For The Ambulance' as he tells us all about his Ambulance Station, how to become a Super Ambulance Hero and just what to do in an emergency.

Shows at 10am, 12pm and 1.30pm

Who Wants to be a Superhero - Jan 28 Shows

Join award winning children’s musician Chris Sanders (111 Ambulance Hit Song) and author of 'Call For The Ambulance' as he tells us all about his Ambulance Station, how to become a Super Ambulance Hero and just what to do in an emergency.

Shows at 10am, 12pm and 1.30pm