Being legally blind since birth, Steff Green has dealt with rejection her whole life.
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, is to publish a children’s book titled The Bench about the relationship between a father and son.
Aucklander Rose Carlyle is still coming to terms with becoming a published author and having her book scooped up by Hollywood. She tells Rebecca Fox about her dream run.
Curating a festival during a global pandemic would be tough for anyone, but it is a challenge Hannah Molloy has embraced.
Tane, Maui and Hine-nui-te-po are back, reclaimed and recast for new generations by master story teller Witi Ihimaera, writes Tom McKinlay.
Anyone can bring colour into their homes with paint, wallpaper, flowers, plants, pillows or throws, writes Geraldine James in this edited extract from A Pop of Colour.
Inspired by her travels through the South Island of New Zealand, Auckland best-selling author Nalini Singh has added thrillers to her growing library of genres.
Good crime writing is when the author can magnify the tiny details without losing sight of the wider case.
The star-studded judging panel for the Otago Daily Times’ prison creative-writing competition can now be revealed.
Raglan food writer and former chef Emma Galloway believes the foods we crave every day are those that are nourishing, beautiful, simple to make and absolutely delicious to eat.
A book detailing the impact one of North Otago’s most notorious crimes had on one of its participant’s family has stirred up controversy in the community almost 40 years on.
Presenting history in the form of a novel is no easy task, but 91-year-old Margaret Mills has made a pretty good fist of telling the story of one of Central Otago’s great characters.
When looking for inspiration for some Easter baking, Emiko Davis’ Torta della Nonna is hard to pass-by.
Eleanor Ozich describes her latest book as a game-changer for people who claim to be ‘‘too busy’’ to cook.
Modern rustic style suits the current mood when we want our homes to look authentic, not flashy, and our rooms to feel grounded, not self-conscious and styled, writes Emily Henson in Modern Rustic.
US author Beverly Cleary, who responded to a young reader's plea for realistic characters by bringing rare insight and humour to the lives of Ramona Quimby, Henry Huggins and others characters has died, aged 104.