Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
We invite applications for the Victoria University of Wellington/Creative New Zealand Writer in Residence 2016. Writers in all areas of literary activity, including drama, fiction and poetry, New Zealand art, biography, history, music, society and culture, are eligible to apply.
Applicants should be writers of proven merit, and must be either a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
The Writer will have use of an office at the IIML and while there are no formal duties attached to the position, it is expected that the Writer will take part in the cultural life of the University.
The appointment will be for twelve months from 1 February 2016 to 31 January 2017, with a salary of NZ$50,000, and will be made subject to Creative New Zealand funding.
Applications close 30 September 2015
Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.