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Archive for March, 2015

Leading Men

School of English and Media Studies Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing Thom Conroy will be appearing at the 2015 Auckland Writer’s Festival. Novelists Graeme Lay and Thom Conroy have written about two figures in New Zealand’s colonial past: Captain James Cook, the inspiration for Lay’s recently completed fictional trilogy; and Ernst Dieffenbach, the free-spirited German […]

Marvelly’s Villainesse media site launching soon

She’s been described as a national treasure, has toured internationally with opera star Paul Potts, and her pop music has sped up the charts.  Now gold-album-selling singer/songwriter and EMS graduate Lizzie Marvelly is calling all young creative writers and artists to be part of her ground-breaking new feminist media project, Villainesse. Marvelly, who has credited […]

NUTS NZ Issue #5

Editorial Welcome to the fifth 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. We are glad to report that Sharon Mazer has kindly offered to be our PBRF Theatre Corespondent for NUTS […]

And the winner is…

First prize of $500 in the fifth annual Caselberg Trust International Poetry Prize for 2015 has been won by Dunedin poet and graduating Massey University Masters of Creative Writing student Sue Wootton, for her poem ‘Luthier’. Second prize ($250) was awarded to Jessica le Bas, of Nelson, for ‘Four Photographs from a Window’. Alexandra poet […]

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