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Signals 2018 Launched 150 150 Michael King Writers Centre

Signals 2018 Launched

Media Release 10 December 2018  Signals 2018 Launched The Michael King Writers Centre launched the seventh issue of Signals, its literary journal for young writers, on Saturday 8 December at the National Library in Parnell. The journal features the work of senior secondary students who took part in this year’s Young Writers Programme, as well…

Michael King Writers Centre 2019 Residency Recipients Announced 150 150 Michael King Writers Centre

Michael King Writers Centre 2019 Residency Recipients Announced

Media Release 10 October 2018 Michael King Writers Centre 2019 Residency Recipients Announced From a history of the Listener to a series of inter-linked short stories exploring the Māori diaspora, the participants in the 2019 MKWC residency programme cover an exciting, varied and eclectic range of topics. Aotearoa’s National Writers Centre is particularly delighted that…

MKWC at the National Writers Forum 150 150 Michael King Writers Centre

MKWC at the National Writers Forum

Media Release 27 August 2018 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…

Frances Edmond joins 2018 Shanghai Writing Program 150 150 Michael King Writers Centre

Frances Edmond joins 2018 Shanghai Writing Program

Media Release 23 May 2018  Frances Edmond joins 2018 Shanghai Writing Program Frances Edmond has been selected as the third New Zealand writer to join the Shanghai Writers’ Association’s International Writing Program. Frances is a Waiheke Island based writer and reviewer who works across disciplines in film, theatre and literature. Her project for the residency…