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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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Fledgling imprint for Kiwi kids takes flight

Fledgling imprint for Kiwi kids takes flight

Kiwi kids are in for a treat with the launch of fresh and funky imprint Little Love. Aimed at young children, Little Love is all about publishing extraordinary New Zealand stories that promote literacy and tackle the big stuff – health and wellbeing, resilience,...

Publishers Association Appoints New Council

Publishers Association Appoints New Council

The Publishers Association of New Zealand (PANZ) has appointed its new officers and councillors for the 2017–18 period. The new council elected at the association’s AGM on 14 July consists of: President: Peter Dowling (Oratia Media) Immediate Past President: Melanie...

A Unique, Artful Cookbook Wins at the PANZ Book Design Awards

A Unique, Artful Cookbook Wins at the PANZ Book Design Awards

MEDIA RELEASE – Thursday 20 July 2017 Tonight at the PANZ Book Design Awards when a book really is judged by its cover – and its design – Cazador: game, offal and the rest, written by Dariush Lolaiy and Rebecca Smidt, designed by Tim Donaldson and Amanda Gaskin of Sea...

Auckland Writers Festival Breaks All Records

New Zealand’s largest literary Festival broke its own record this week, with more than 70,000 seats filled across six days of story and ideas delivered by inspirational local and international writers. The programme, the Festival’s most ambitious yet, hosted over 200...

Globally Lauded Novelist Wins Country’s Biggest Fiction Prize

Internationally renowned Ngāruawāhia resident Catherine Chidgey has won New Zealand’s richest writing award, the $50,000 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize, for her novel The Wish Child. The award was announced this evening at the 2017 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. The...

Auckland Writers Festival Launches Its Most Ambitious Programme Yet

New Zealand’s Largest Literary Festival Launches Its Most Expansive Programme Yet The 18th Auckland Writers Festival takes to the sea, the pavement, festival halls and a glittering pop-up venue in its most ambitious programme yet, which sees a record 42 international...