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Rendez-Vous in Montréal – a call for applications

The fourth edition of Rendez-vous, organized by Québec Édition, will be held in Montréal (Québec, Canada) from November 15 to 20, 2016. Submit your application in order to participate! Ten publishers will have the unique opportunity to discover the Québec and French...

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Frankfurt Book Fair Fellowship Programme 2016

Apply now for the Frankfurt Book Fair Fellowship Programme 2016 Application deadline is 30 April 2016 Exchanging experiences, professionalising the industry, making publishing more international – with the Frankfurt Book Fair Fellowship Programme, the Frankfurt Book...

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PANZ Book Design Awards 2016 – Entries Now Open

Entries for the 2016 PANZ Book Design Awards and the PANZ Young Designer of the Year Award are now open. PANZ Book Design Awards Entries for the PANZ Book Design Awards are open to any New Zealand book, including educational, children’s, general fiction and...

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Exception Creep

Kevin Chapman, Director of Upstart Press comments: Last week I went to a lecture at Auckland University. It was given by a noted American lawyer and academic, Professor Kenneth Crews, and was ostensibly about copyright and library exceptions in NZ. Copyright and the...

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Media Releases

CLNZ New Writers’ Award

CLNZ has launched a new $25,000 Writers’ Award, offered to writers of a wide range of non-fiction genre, including writers of educational material. The Award enables the successful applicant to devote time to a specific writing project. 2016 APPLICATIONS FOR THE...

New Chair for Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ)

Copyright Licensing New Zealand has announced the appointment of Dunedin crime writer Vanda Symon to the position of Chair of the Board. Ms Symon takes over from Adrian Keane, Owner and Chief Executive of Edify Ltd, who has held the position since 2012. CEO of CLNZ,...

New Zealand’s Book Awards Announce First-Ever Longlist

New Zealand’s Book Awards Announce First-Ever Longlist

Media release -  STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL 12.01AM THURSDAY NOVEMBER 26, 2015 New Zealand’s Book Awards Announce First-Ever Longlist The 2016 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards’ inaugural longlist reveals a rich collection of works reflecting cultural and historical...

New Executive Director brings a wealth of experience

New Executive Director brings a wealth of experience

Media Release – Monday November 23, 2015       The Michael King Writers’ Studio trust is very happy to announce the appointment of Ka Meechan as the new Executive Director of the Writers’ Centre. Ka has comprehensive knowledge of the international book trade from over...

NZ teachers help select best educational resources for 2015

NZ teachers help select best educational resources for 2015

Congratulations to all winners!  Media release: 20 November 2015      NZ teachers help select best educational resources for 2015 2015 CLNZ Education Award winners named Locally relevant, New Zealand content has won the vote of teachers around the country as...

LEADING NEW ZEALAND CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARDS MERGE

LEADING NEW ZEALAND CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARDS MERGE

Leading New Zealand Children’s Book Awards merge and Hell Pizza encourages reading addiction - Prize money now totals $59,500 Media Release 9 November The New Zealand Book Awards Trust and the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) have...

Call for entries for New Zealand’s leading literary fellowship

Call for entries for New Zealand’s leading literary fellowship

Auckland, 5 November 2015: Applications for the 2016 Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship are now open. In its 28th  year, the fellowship is a national literary award offering published New Zealand writers, both here and overseas, the opportunity to focus on their craft...