Bookish Events around NZ













Frances has photos from her last exhibition for sale in the shop.

Authors in Crime Exhibition

11 March – 11 June – Dunedin City Library

An amazing exhibition, put together by Dunedin Libraries in conjunction with Victoria University crime researcher Margie Michael, that will open this month. Amazing! More than 50 New Zealand crime writers, ranging from the 1880s until now, are featured, including many Ngaio Marsh Award winners, finalists, and longlistees, as well as lots of other crime writers from throughout NZ literary history. Many of whom have been forgotten nowadays.


Wairarapa Word Presents:

Mr Pip author LLoyd Jones and potter Paul Melser in conversation

 Sunday 2 April at 3pm (cup of tea from 2.30)

Held at: Carterton Events Centre, 50 Holloway Street, Carterton

Entry by Koha

Further detail found here.

 Auckland Writers Festival

16 – 21 May 2017

Details of the programme can be found on the website here.

The Festival brings together more than 150 international and local writers and thousands of readers every year.
Follow on Twitter @AklWritersFest or instagram @aklwritersfest or Facebook.

National Flash Fiction Day- 22 June 2017


National Flash Fiction Day is New Zealand’s celebration of the shortest form of fiction writing, on the shortest day of the year.  Check the website for details.


National Flash Fiction Day celebrates each year with prize-giving ceremonies and presentations by the judges as well as readings key flash all across Aotearoa.  Our three main events will take place take place each year simultaneously in Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington, on June 22. Details about the 2017 events will be posted on our  Events page.

Come celebrate National Flash Fiction Day.  Because life is short. And so is some of the best fiction.