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.
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.
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 […]