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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Louis Johnson New Writers' Bursary

Value: Variable depending on project | Closes: 6 Mar . 2015
This opportunity is for published writers at an early stage of their career. The annual Louis Johnson New Writers’ Bursary was set up in 1989 with a bequest from New Zealand writer Louis Johnson’s estate. More information

Berlin Writers' Residency

Value: $40,000 | Closes: 6 Mar . 2015
This residency is available for an established writer to work on an approved project for up to eleven months in Berlin, Germany. The residency covers travel to and accommodation in Berlin, a monthly stipend and incidentals. More information

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