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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Request for Proposals: International Market Development Initiatives for Literature 2015 – 2018

Value: up to $593,750 over three years | Closes: 21 Aug . 2015
We are seeking proposals from a single provider to manage and deliver initiatives that develop international markets for New Zealand literature. The Required Services would be provided from the commencement of a contract with Creative New Zealand from November 2015 until 30 June 2018. More information

Arts Grant

Value: $65,000 or less | Closes: 28 Aug . 2015
Arts Grants are awarded in two rounds per year and are available to all artforms. They offer more funding than Quick Response Grants, but take longer for us to assess. More information

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