Harry Potter hijinks at writers festival
Harry Potter hijinks at writers festival

Harry Potter fans are in for a treat at this weekend's Auckland Writers Festival.

Chidgey claims NZ fiction's biggest prize
Chidgey claims NZ fiction's biggest prize

The naming of award-winning authors begins the Auckland Writers Festival for 2017.

$50,000 prize awaits Kiwi literary stars
$50,000 prize awaits Kiwi literary stars

The winner of the Ockham New Zealand Book award prize will pocket $50,000.

Ian Wedde on poetry's everyday swerves
Ian Wedde on poetry's everyday swerves

A new Selected Poems marks Ian Wedde as one of our finest poets

Auckland Writers & Readers Festival

Angie Thomas on telling black stories
Angie Thomas on telling black stories

Best-seller puts black girls on the cover, writes Susie Mesure.

'I just wanted to call you'

Editor Greg Bruce tells us about American short story writer George Saunders.

Take the High road

High St will become a literary venue for a special night, writes Sarah Ell.

Top picks for the Auckland Writers Festival
Top picks for the Auckland Writers Festival

Weekend reviewers give their top picks for what to see at the Auckland Writers Festival.

Finding her inner child

Author Lauren Child explains how writing Clarice Bean led to a teen detective series.

My bookshelf: Dame Fiona Kidman

The books which have inspired honoured New Zealand writer, Dame Fiona Kidman.

History between the lines

Author Jenny Pattrick again jumps back in time to reveal amazing feat in our history.

'Next-level' talent in spoken word showcase

"Spoken word fills a gap which doesn't necessarily exist in other spaces."

Author Stella Duffy on growing up in Tokoroa
Author Stella Duffy on growing up in Tokoroa

How growing up in Tokoroa fuelled author Stella Duffy's London success.

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