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Women Writers in NZ

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Women writers do better in New Zealand than they do anywhere else I know. They get published, get reviewed, win prizes equally with men. Here are some of my favorite women writers & their books.

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Patricia Grace is a key figure in the emergence of Māori fiction in English since the and has made a significant contribution to contemporary New Zealand literature. Maori People, Working Mother, Great Women, Creative Writing, Writing A Book, Languages, Role Models, Teaching Resources, New Zealand

Patricia Grace

Patricia Grace is a key figure in the emergence of Māori fiction in English since the 1970s and has made a significant contribution to contemporary New Zealand literature. Exploring themes such as loss, isolation and family, she portrays a variety of Māori people and ways of life, and is ...

One Thing Leads to Another: An Interview with Elizabeth Knox - The Hub Working Mother, Writing A Book, The One, Equality, Writers, How To Memorize Things, Interview, Author

One Thing Leads to Another: An Interview with Elizabeth Knox

In the interest of full disclosure, I feel like I should mention right up front that I was a member of the 2008 Michael L. Printz Award committee that selected Elizabeth Knox’s Dreamquake as …

Dear Vincent is a powerful teen novel by NZ Post Award-wining author Mandy Hager. See this book on our library's catalogue. Great Books To Read, My Books, Life Is Hard, Real Life, Ya Novels, New Friendship, The Power Of Love, Dark Places, Vincent Van Gogh

Marian Evans’s books on Goodreads (7 books)

Marian Evans has 7 books on her all shelf: Mr. Loverman by Bernardine Evaristo, Dear Vincent by Mandy Hager, The Most of Nora Ephron by Nora Ephron, Good...

Keri Hulme: Unter dem Tagmond (The Bone People), published by FischerVerlag. Win Prizes, Working Mother, Creative Writing, Writing A Book, New Zealand, Germany, Landscape, Books, Movie Posters

Unter dem Tagmond

In einer entlegenen Gegend an der Küste Neuseelands, einer urwüchsigen, von Stürmen und Regen heimgesuchten Landschaft, finden drei Menschen auf schicksalhafte Weise

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Fiona Kidman - Gare au feu - Vidéo Dailymotion

Fiona Kidman vous présente son ouvrage "Gare au feu" aux éditions Sabine Wespieser.http://www.mollat.com/livres/fiona-kidman-gare-feu-9782848051130.htmlNotes de Musique : Nouvelle Vague - Chansons et musiques de films - 22 Le Feu follet - troisième gnossienne

The late Janet Frame. And this response to anthologists is an engrossing read, raising so many important issues re best practice for editors of anthologies. With some very interesting gender subtext, I think. People Of Interest, Human Condition, Teaching English, Hush Hush, In My Feelings, No Response, Literature, About Me Blog, Angel

Canon Fodder: a response to a paper by Jane Stafford

Jane Stafford is inaccurate and misleading in her recent paper ('The signs, the traces of my feeling’: editing the Auckland University Press Anthology of New Zealand Literature') in the Journal of New Zealand Literature (2013; v.31:2) concerning the absence of work by Janet Frame in the Auckland University Press Anthology of New Zealand Literature (2012) which Stafford co-edited. Stafford implies that she and her co-editor Mark Williams had ‘much correspondence’ with Frame’s estate. They did…

New Zealand author Patricia Grace talks about the upcoming Frankfurt Book Fair in October While You Were Sleeping, Working Mother, Creative Writing, Writing A Book, Inspire Me, Writers, Amazing Women, Author, Joy

Patricia Grace talks about the Frankfurt Book Fair

New Zealand author Patricia Grace talks about the upcoming Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2012.

Read "The Crossing" by Mandy Hager available from Rakuten Kobo. A compelling dystopian novel; winner of the 2010 New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Young Adult Fiction. Maryam re. Children's Book Awards, Young Adult Fiction, Sci Fi Books, Catching Fire, Book Authors, Book Review, Book Worms, Lamb

First look at the United States cover for part one of Mandy Hager's YA dystopian trilogy. I think it's gorgeous! Check out that little blood droplet!

Ash McCarthy thought he finally had it made: away from home and all its claustrophobic responsibilities, he's revelling in the freedom of student hostel life. But life is about to take a devastating turn, when two police officers knock on his door. Children's Book Awards, College Library, Young Adult Fiction, Writing A Book, Super Powers, New Books, New Zealand, Thriller, Childrens Books

I don't usually read YA fiction, but once I got through the first chapter I didn't stop reading Mandy Hager's The Nature of Ash and it's been on my mind ever since! It's brilliant!

Interview with Emma Martin, winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize She's a New Zealander! Emma Martin, Great Short Stories, Working Mother, Commonwealth, Writing A Book, Writers, Choices, Interview, Women

Interview with Emma Martin: Commonwealth Short Story Prize Winner

Interview with Emma Martin: 2012 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Winner

At Writer Is Youngest to Receive Booker Prize Eleanor Catton on Tuesday in London was awarded the Man Booker Prize for her novel "The Luminaries." By JULIE BOSMAN: October 2013 Darren Wilson, Long Books, Weekend Events, London Today, 28 Years Old, Page Turner, New Names, First Novel, Music Tv

Confessions of a Booker Prize Judge

Stuart Kelly, Booker Prize judge, reveals the behind the scenes process that led to Eleanor Catton winning the 2013 prize for The Luminaries

Cathie Koa Dunsford: Kaitiakitanga Pasifika, published by Global Dialogues Press. Working Mother, Creative Writing, Writing A Book, Writers, Books, Women, Write A Book, Libros, Narrative Poetry

Cathie Koa Dunsford: Kaitiakitanga Pasifika, published by Global Dialogues Press.