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Review: Petals and Bullets: Dorothy Morris

Petals and Bullets, Sussex Academic Press (UK), 1 June 2015 192pp, £19.33, kindle edn £18.36 Reviewed by Murray Rowlands This is an intriguing book which seeks to interpret the world-changing events of the Spanish Civil War and World War Two…

Help Kea complete NZ’s global census

Kea has recently launched its latest Every Kiwi Counts survey. Designed to give NZ a broader view of the interests, experiences and thoughts on NZ from the diaspora, it offers all entrants the possibility of free flights to New Zealand….

Erewhon Press

This scholarly press is in the process of being established by Dr Damien Love, Otago. He says ‘I think there is a need for a publisher with a strong academic focus that is able to operate on a smaller scale…

JNZL essay prize

The JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies 2015 The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) offers an annual prize for an essay in the area of New Zealand literary studies. The prize is available to graduate students and to…


Poets and performers, Grace Taylor and Tusiata Avia round off a highly successful ‘NZ at Edinburgh’ season which has seen more than 200 New Zealand artists participating in seven different festivals. Donald Smith, Director of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival,…

Gafa: A Family called Samoa

Gafa: A Family called Samoa

Gafa Arts Collective present ‘Gafa: A Family called Samoa’ 29-30 October and 1 November 2013 Testbed 1, 33 Parkgate Road, London SW11 4NX Tickets: £12/£10. Buy here About the film ‘Gafa: A Family called Samoa’, is the work of the…

‘The Orator’, NZ film by writer-director Tusi Tamasese

‘The Orator’, NZ film by writer-director Tusi Tamasese

Gafa Arts Collective present ‘The Orator’ 26 October 2013, at 1.00 pm Richmix Cinema and Arts Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch/Bethnal Green Tickets: £9.50 conc. £7.00 About the film The first ever Samoan feature film Saili (Fa’afiaula Sagote) is a…

Time to honour Davin

Time to honour Davin

It’s time author and publisher Dan Davin was honoured in The Dunedin Writers’ Walk in the Octagon, writes Tony Eyre, a Dunedin writer in the Otago Daily Times, 6 September, 2013