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We are looking for a new Landfall editor!

Monday, 2 October 2017 9:44am

Expressions of interest are sought for the position of editor of Landfall (two issues per year) and Landfall Review Online (www.landfallreview.com), which posts six new book reviews online every month except January.

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UNDREAMED OF... 50 Years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship book launch

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 3:54pm

UNDREAMED OF... 50 Years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship was launched at the University of Otago on Tuesday 26 September 2017.

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Dunedin author and illustrator David Elliot wins 2017 Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 11:55am

Dunedin author and illustrator David Elliot has won both the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award, and the Russell Clark Award for Illustration, at the 2017 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

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Fascinating find of a ‘lost story’ by the young Katherine Mansfield

Friday, 4 August 2017 4:21pm

The discovery of the story ‘His Little Friend’ is at the heart of a new book on the life of the young Katherine Mansfield by Wellington author and historian Redmer Yska, who made the find while researching in the archives of the Wellington City Library.

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OUP authors among winners of the 2017 Prime Minister’s Awards 

Friday, 4 August 2017 3:43pm

Two authors published by Otago University Press are among the winners of the 2017 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement.