Literary frontiers & emerging voices
ZEALANDIA Te Māra a Tāne Essay Prize
September 9, 2018
Dealing With Not Knowing
We wrap up our Issue 13 blog series about ‘absent characters’ with some thoughts from Laura Borrowdale on writing the unseen characters in her story 'The Wasps'.
September 2, 2018
“They’re All Dead Now”
There, and yet, not
Some reading to start your week off right, from the talented Becky Manawatu from Issue 13.
August 12, 2018
Kehua in the Text
There, and yet not there
For Issue 13 we decided to get a couple our contributing writers to tell us a little about their absent characters.
May 13, 2018
Where I Write
Just Use What You Have
Here’s the final piece in our inside look at a Headland writer’s space, part of our Issue 12 series; three authors share where they wrote their...
May 6, 2018
Isabelle’s Writing Space
Writing Space #2
Welcome to our second peek into a Headland writer’s space, part of our Issue 12 series; three authors share where they wrote their piece.
April 28, 2018
A Space of My Own
The Writers’ Space
“Sadly, the writing life doesn’t always come equipped with an idyllic woodland cabin in which to pen profound prose.
January 23, 2018
The Young Country
The final word in our series about what makes a New Zealand story, well, a New Zealand story goes to Andrew Stiggers with his own take on this tricky...
January 17, 2018
What makes a New Zealand story feel like our story? Makes it recognisable to you? What does ‘an Aotearoa New Zealand story’ mean to you? These were questions we...
December 29, 2017
“What makes an Aotearoa New Zealand story, well, feel like an Aotearoa New Zealand story? Is it setting or style, character or theme? Or something else entirely?”
This is the...