WHAT IS THE NZSA NATIONAL WRITERS FORUM?
The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa’s National Writers Forum is a conference for people who write, whether fiction, non-fiction, blogs, textbooks, children’s books, journalism, graphic novels, poetry, plays or in digital media.
It is a 2.5 day intensive where writers talk, learn and share information about the craft of writing, the business of writing and the world of words.
The NWF reports and reflects on aspects of technique, craft, current New Zealand writing, publishing opportunities and explores the prospects for writers in Aotearoa and beyond.
21-23 September 2018, Auckland
The Great Debate: 'It takes a village to raise a writer'. Producer and presenter of Radio NZ’s Standing Room Only and The Weekend, Lynn Freeman, will chair The Great Debate on Saturday 22 September, at 4.30pm. She will be joined by the following leading New Zealand writers who will argue the assertion ‘It…
The award winning author of the populous Tomorrow series will facilitate two workshops at the Forum: Language & Editing and Plots that work. Marsden’s writing ranges from historical fiction and non-fiction to fantasy and poetry. His writing is primarily aimed at young adult and children readers. He has written and edited forty…
WIN A WEEK AT THE MICHAEL KING WRITERS CENTRE AND A ONE-ON-ONE CRAFT SESSION WITH PAULA MORRIS Writers attending the National Writers Forum in September can enter to win a package of two valuable prizes offered by the Michael King Writers Centre, Aotearoa New Zealand’s national writers’ facility and literary…
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NATIONAL WRITERS FORUM
The NZSA brings you this unique national conference for all New Zealand writers. Join prestigious local and international speakers who will share their knowledge, ideas and experience and meet others from New Zealand’s writing community.
WHEN & WHERE
21- 23 September 2018
Owen G. Glenn Building
University of Auckland
12 Grafton Road, Auckland