Dunedin-born surgeon Archibald McIndoe's pioneering work in plastic surgery retains its importance today, English writer and academic Emily Mayhew tells Mike Houlahan.
Coincidences will cause the next monster influenza epidemic, for which we are woefully unprepared, former Otago researcher Prof Robert Webster tells Bruce Munro.
Best-selling thriller writer Lee Child, author of the Jack Reacher novels, will visit Dunedin later this year.
This year's the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the prestigious Robert Burns Fellowship at the University of Otago. Former Burns fellows remember their time.
Phillip Somerville reviews To The Mountains: A Collection of New Zealand Alpine Writing, selected by Laurence Fearnley and Paul Hersey, published by Otago University Press.
Sweatshop is giving culturally and linguistically diverse emerging writers from Western Sydney a voice. Ahead of their trip to Dunedin, Winnie Dunn and Shirley Le tell Rebecca Fox about their journeys.
Southern life and landscapes are explored in a new book of poetry and photographs by poet and novelist Owen Marshall and artistphotographer Grahame Sydney.
It is National Poetry Day on Friday. The Weekend Mix poetry editor Diane Brown addresses the important question of how to read a poem.