Literature

  • Photos - Left: Maui Te Pou & mokopuna, Matahi Valley. Right: Tuhoe - Portrait of a Nation book cover. Photos by Peter James Quinn.

  • New Zealand illustrators in a combined exhibition in Germany. Photograph of Exhibition opening. More about this project

  • Winners 2013 Prime Minister's Awards for Literary Achievement

    From left: Martin Edmond for non-fiction, Michele Leggott for poetry and Owen Marshall for fiction. Photo: Neil Mackenzie.

  • Emerging New Zealand writers Ellie Catton, Hamish Clayton and Craig Cliff at a book-signing as part of the NZ International Arts Festival 2012. Photo: Robert Catto.

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Asia Artform Exchange Fund

Value: up to $5,000 each for 3 applications | Closes: 25 May . 2015
The Asia Artform Exchange is a new initiative for New Zealand artists, arts organisations and practitioners across all artforms to research and develop collaborative projects with artists and practitioners in targeted territories in Asia.  More information

The Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship

Value: $35,000 | Closes: 26 Jun . 2015
Applications are being sought from established writers across all genres of creative writing e.g. fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction, children’s fiction and playwrighting. The amount offered will cover return travel to France and living and accommodation expenses. More information

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