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Janet Newman – 2014 Kathleen Grattan Prize Runner Up

Congratulations to Masters of Creative Writing (MCW) student Janet Newman, whose poetry collection beach.river.always – written during her Massey MCW – was just listed as the runner up for the 2014 Kathleen Grattan Prize for a Sequence of Poems:  http://www.iww.co.nz/KathleenGrattanPrize2014%20PressRelease.pdf.

Thom Conroy’s “The Naturalist” – Radio New Zealand Review

Massey Senior Lecturer Thom Conroy’s historical novel is reviewed on Afternoons by Mary McCallum:  http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/20157707/book-review-with-mary-mccallum.

Australasian Association of Writing Programmes (AAWP) Conference

From 30 November to 2 December 2014 Massey University hosted the 19th Annual Australasian Association of Writing Programmes (AAWP) Conference at the Massey Wellington campus (http://www.aawp.org.au/19th_annual_conference).  The conference featured three New Zealand keynote speakers: playwright and screen-writer Hone Kouka, novelist Emily Perkins, and creative non-fiction writer Martin Edmond.  Other major events at the conference included […]


Editorial Welcome to the fourth edition of NUTS NZ – the Newsletter for University Theatre Studies New Zealand. The purpose of the newsletter is to help us communicate more effectively as a community of scholars interested in Theatre and Performance. The NZ Universities Committee for Theatre/Performance Research was held at Victoria University on 10 November 2014. One of the issues that […]

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