What should Witi read?

An interesting discussion happened on Twitter today regarding Witi Ihimaera’s Festival Foreword NZ Book Council address to open the Dunedin Readers and Writers Festival. The theme for the speech was “Where is NZ literature going?” but reading the excellent overview on the Booksellers NZ blog I seriously wonder how this got translated by the speaker […]

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Literary giant Haruki Murakami headlines 2015 Auckland Writers Festival

One of the world’s most lauded and elusive literary greats, Haruki Murakami, will appear at this year’s Auckland Writers Festival which takes place from 13-17 May at the Aotea Centre. Exclusive to Auckland, Murakami will feature in one session only at the festival, on Saturday 16 May at 7.30pm. Festival director Anne O’Brien says Murakami’s […]

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Auckland Writers Festival 2015 programme is released

The programme for the 2015 Auckland Writers Festival is out now! And what an amazing line up it is. David Walliams, David Mitchell, Haruki Murakami, Anna Smaill, Phillip Mann, Philip Temple, Tim Winton, Bernard Beckett, Laurence Fearnley, Stephanie Johnson, Steve Braunias… and that’s ONLY THE BEGINNING. Start saving your pennies book lovers! Like this:Like Loading…

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Craig Potton Publishing becomes Potton & Burton

On 6 March 2015 Craig Potton Publishing is changing its name to Potton & Burton, a move designed to reflect the increasingly diverse range of New Zealand books we publish. Publisher and co-owner Robbie Burton commented, “The Craig Potton Publishing imprint has served us brilliantly for over 25 years, but in recent years it has […]

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