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NZSA Kaituhi Māori Mentorship Programme

NZSA Kaituhi Māori Mentorship Programme

The new Kaituhi Māori Mentor Programme gives emerging writers who whakapapa Māori the opportunity to work closely with an acclaimed Māori writer as their mentor to hone their tuhituhi ability and, in the process, evolve and refine a work toward a publishable state.

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Mar 20, 2024
CLNZ/NZSA Writers’ Award 2019 has been won by Christchurch writer Rebecca Macfie

CLNZ/NZSA Writers’ Award 2019 has been won by Christchurch writer Rebecca Macfie

Rebecca Macfie has won the $25,000 Writers’ Award for her biography of Helen Kelly – the first woman to lead the New Zealand labour movement.

Four secondary school writers win mentorships with professional authors

Four secondary school writers win mentorships with professional authors

Four talented secondary school students have been selected as winners of the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) Youth Mentorship Programme 2017.

NZSA / Hachette Mentor program recipients announced

NZSA / Hachette Mentor program recipients announced

Two emerging writers win trans-Tasman mentorship with publisher.

New Zealand Society of Authors / Auckland Museum Research Grants – Recipients Announced

New Zealand Society of Authors / Auckland Museum Research Grants – Recipients Announced

The New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) and Auckland War Memorial Museum are delighted to announce the recipients of the NZSA Auckland Museum National and Auckland Region Grants.

Emerging writers to receive manuscript guidance

Emerging writers to receive manuscript guidance

NZ Society of Authors is delighted to announce this year's CompleteMS recipients.

2016 Mentorships' announced for writers and graphic novelists

2016 Mentorships' announced for writers and graphic novelists

Recipients have been selected for the New Zealand Society of Authors Mentorship Programme 2016 with 14 chosen from a pool of 73 applicants.

 NZSA Lilian Ida Smith Award – recipient announced!

NZSA Lilian Ida Smith Award – recipient announced!

Auckland writer Caroline Barron has been announced as the recipient of NZSA Lilian Ida Smith Award 2015.

For Writers!

For Writers!

For Writers! Apply now to be mentored by an established writer, poet, playwright or comic / graphic novelist.

NZSA Book Week 2015

NZSA Book Week 2015

NZSA Book Week 2015 October 26 – November 1 New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) celebrates Book Week with a grass roots campaign.

NZ Society of Authors 2015 Youth Mentorships - Results!

NZ Society of Authors 2015 Youth Mentorships - Results!

NZSA CompleteMS Assessment programme 2015 opens

NZSA CompleteMS Assessment programme 2015 opens

The New Zealand Society of Authors CompleteMS Programme opens today.Do you have a completed manuscript draft you want to take to that next level?Consider applying to the NZSA CompleteMS Manuscript Ass