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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Hold the date!
The 8th annual Verb Festival. Watch this space for details!
Join LIANZA and the library and information sector for a three-day conference, virtually and in-person!
You'll be inspired by international and national keynote speakers, engaged in collaborative workshops, and motivated by the many seminars presented by library and information sector colleagues from across New Zealand!
Read NZ Te Pou Muramura will hold its annual Pānui (Lecture) on November 10, 2021.
More details to be announced in the coming months.
The fourth and final night of Going West Live looks at how realities change in ways that aren't always apparent. In multiple sessions across both venues, this event welcomes a wide array of writers who can traverse worlds to reveal deeper understanding of who – and where – we are. With an emphasis on te ao Māori, our invited historians, poets, creative non-fictionalists, novelists and photographers will unpack their work through oratory, kōrero and performance.
The Storylines National Story Tour sends four leading authors and illustrators to visit schools, early childhood education centres, community groups and libraries on each of its tours each year.