Write what you know. That was one of the gems of advice award-winning children's author Jennifer Somervell passed on to pupils during a writing workshop at Port Chalmers School.
When the poisons we spill into the environment accumulate in ourselves to critical levels, what then will be the body’s response? A British novelist has sketched one terrifying possibility. Tom...
Knowing your family's stories can be profoundly grounding, says publisher Gareth St John Thomas. So he has set out to help you capture yours.
Dunedin poet, writer, reviewer and former Burns Fellow David Eggleton has been appointed as the latest New Zealand Poet Laureate.
Concentrating on ducking and diving through the lunar landscape of Rally Argentina, World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon had to shake off a serious dose of self-doubt on the way to claiming his maiden WRC win.
Jenny Burchell sets the choral scene in 19th-century Britain and describes the expectations of a culture that the European settlers to Dunedin brought with them
The success of an earlier book on drovers has prompted Timaru author Ruth Entwistle Low to write another, this time on shearers.
Central Otago-based authors are set to read some of their poems at Take a Risk, Make a Poem in Alexandra later this month.
US author Toni Morrison, the first black woman to be presented the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88.
Richard Emerson loved frequenting The Orange, a historic brewpub in London’s Pimlico, writes Michael Donaldson in the new biography Richard Emerson The Hopfather.
This is my story of the man, Rewi Alley - family member, writer, humanitarian, activist and unwitting myth-maker, Elspeth Sandys writes of her just-published book A Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley.
Korie Massey says milking his cows gives him time to dream and create scenarios for his fantasy novels.
Retired Mosgiel pilot Tom Enright has come full circle and landed back at Taieri aerodrome. He talks to Mike Houlahan about his autobiography and a life spent up in the sky.
Arundhati Roy talks to Greg Bruce about her wild success and her despair at the state of her home country.