Omani author Jokha Alharthi has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for Celestial Bodies.
When Otago University Press publishers heard a book was being written about a couple of ground-breaking Kiwi TV chefs, they had to have it.
Clementine Ford's visit to Dunedin went without incident. That's if you don't count body blows to the patriarchy as incidents, Tom McKinlay writes.
Books editor Rob Kidd has read the 10 finalists in the fiction category of this year’s Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. He casts his eye over one of the strongest fields in years.
REVIEW: The two literary stars of this year's Dunedin Writers & Readers festival justified their top billing at Saturday night's main event.
Stacey Morrison is a broadcaster and Māori language proponent, and took part in the Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival.
Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival programme director Claire Finlayson throws some questions to Australian Children's Laureate Morris Gleitzman ahead of his author talk this weekend.
Barbara Else illustrates writing tips and tricks to an intimate crowd at her "Writing for Kids" workshop as part of the Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival yesterday.
Operating on the principle that one person's unloved book is another person's literary treasure, the Regent Theatre's book sale team will be out and about for collection day today.
Creating stories for the world’s second-most popular genre, speculative fiction, is a joy and a passion for a group of Dunedin authors.
Eighty years after the beginning of World War 2, a story has come to light in New Zealand of an ordinary, young German couple who whole-heartedly embraced Hitler's terrible vision.
English writer/performer Rebecca Vaughan returns to Dunedin next weekend as part of the Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival. She is bringing the solo play Orlando to the stage.
Shayne Carter still embodies punk, albeit with more gratitude and less angst. "NZ's greatest rock star'' talks to Bruce Munro about growing up in Dunedin, the impact of many brushes with death and ideas for a new album.
Trust is the biggest issue we face today, Chris Skellet claims. Bruce Munro talks to the popular clinical psychologist about living in a world plagued by mistrust and why rebuilding trust is worth it.
Australian author Markus Zusak, who will visit Dunedin for the Writers and Readers Festival next month, talks to Ethan Stills about fans, their expectations and dealing with "sophomore slump".
Award-winning journalist Naomi Arnold is the editor of Headlands: New Stories of Anxiety, a collection of essays that share some of the real stories behind mental health statistics.
Being restructured out of the University of Otago's philosophy department has had a silver lining for a Dunedin poet.