Tuesday, 31 August 2021 11:31am
Congratulations to Siobhan Harvey who has been named the recipient of the 2021 Janet Frame Literary Trust Award for Poetry.
Tuesday, 3 August 2021 12:52pm
Poet Janet Newman discusses her new collection, Unseasoned Campaigner.
Sunday, 11 July 2021 3:07pm
In the sphere of women’s education, Kate Edger, both as this country’s first female university student and later as a secondary school teacher and headmistress, was a trailblazer. Her Bachelor of Arts graduation ceremony, on 11 July 1877, 144 years ago today, was recognized at the time as a significant milestone for women’s rights.
Thursday, 1 July 2021 2:16pm
Brass Band to Follow, by Bryan Walpert, was launched at The Open Book in Ponsonby recently. We were delighted that Anne Kennedy was able to launch Bryan's collection and that she has allowed us to share her speech here.
Wednesday, 26 May 2021 10:08am
Outgoing Landfall editor Emma Neale talks about what treasures we can expect to find in Landfall 241, out now.
Thursday, 20 May 2021 12:49pm
Bryan Walpert discusses his new collection of poems, Brass Band to Follow.
Wednesday, 19 May 2021 2:32pm
Q&A with Henrietta Finney Waters who has been named the winner of the 2021 Charles Brasch Young Writers Essay Competition for her essay ‘Adapt or Die: The importance of adaptation within New Zealand’s climate response’.
Tuesday, 11 May 2021 11:35am
We Will Not Cease is the unflinching account of New Zealander Archibald Baxter’s brutal treatment as a conscientious objector during World War I.
Friday, 30 April 2021 2:43pm
Siobhan Harvey discusses her latest collection of poetry, Ghosts.
Thursday, 22 April 2021 1:07pm
Otago University Press is pleased to announce that Lynley Edmeades has been named the new editor of Landfall: Aotearoa New Zealand arts and letters.
Thursday, 1 April 2021 12:46pm
Q & A: Diana Morrow on Kate Edger: The life of a pioneering feminist
Friday, 19 February 2021 1:36pm
New Zealand Poet Laureate David Eggleton will judge the Kathleen Grattan prize for 2021.
Friday, 19 February 2021 12:51pm
Dr Sue Wootton has been named the new publisher for Otago University Press and will officially take up the role in April.
Monday, 2 November 2020 1:57pm
Martin Edmond zoomed in to Unity Books Wellington last week to launch his new book Bus Stops on the Moon: Red Mole Days 1974-1980.The book was launched by Nick Bollinger and featured performances by John G. Davies; The Republicans (Brian Potiki and Jill Walker); and Jean McAllister and Tony McMaster.
Thursday, 22 October 2020 9:44am
For those attending the WORD Christchurch Spring Festival this year, be sure to check out the Otago University Press authors who will be featured throughout the festival (October 29 to November 1).
Friday, 16 October 2020 12:35pm
Refocusing Ethnographic Museums through Oceanic Lenses, by Philipp Schorch, offers a collaborative ethnographic investigation of Indigenous museum practices in three Pacific museums located at the corners of the so-called Polynesian triangle: Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Hawai‘i; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa; and Museo Antropológico Padre Sebastián Englert, Rapa Nui. It features contributions from Noelle M.K.Y. Kahanu, Sean Mallon, Cristián Moreno Pakarati, Mara Mulrooney, Nina Tonga and Ty P. Kāwika Tengan. The following is an extract from Chapter 5: Materializing German-Sāmoan Colonial Legacies.
Tuesday, 13 October 2020 11:09am
The Landfall Essay Competition 2020 has been won by A.M. McKinnon, with an essay titled ‘Canterbury Gothic’.
Monday, 12 October 2020 3:45pm
Jillian Sullivan's wonderful Map for the heart: Ida Valley essays is now out and we were delighted to launch it at UBS last week.