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Kapiti Coast writer Mandy Hager has joined an esteemed circle of Kiwi literary heavyweights after being awarded the $75,000 Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship. Ms Hager, a writer of fiction for young adults, will take up residency for at least six
Filming Lloyd Jones' acclaimed novel Mister Pip was both a marked departure for Shrek and Narnia director Andrew Adamson and a return to his roots...As the director of the first two Shrek films and the first two Chronicles of Narnia movies, Andrew
Not big enough to rattle him but one that he definitely notices and feels. Curiously enough, he's discussing earthquakes when it happens: the recent shakes near Seddon that disturbed Wellington and the cataclysmic 2011 quake in Christchurch...For the
NZ Poet Laureate wins Berlin residency NZ Newswire June 12, 2013, 12:52 pm Auckland poet Ian Wedde plans to channel the ghost of his ship-jumping German great-grandfather when he arrives in Berlin for an 11-month writing residency. The Auckland
New Zealand will get the first chance to see the general release of Mr Pip, a movie starring Hugh Laurie and written by Wellington's Lloyd Jones. The movie, directed by New Zealander Andrew Adamson and shot on location in Bougainville, Papua New
In his 1889 essay, The Decay of Lying Oscar Wilde , argued that "life imitates art far more than art imitates life". New Zealand writer Lloyd Jones' celebrated 2006 novel, Mister Pip , tells the story of a teacher on Bougainville, the only white man
Hoax bomber Lloyd Jones' seven-and-a-half years jail In one robbery Lloyd Jones wore a plaster over one eye for disguise A gambling addict who carried out robberies across Wales and England using a fake bomb has been jailed for seven-and-a-half-years.
Ark. (AP) This year has been marred by violence -- here in Arkansas and across the nation. The gruesome slayings here didn't come all at once like the recent shooting rampage in Newtown, Conn., that left 28 people dead, including 20 children. Instead,
Applications close soon for Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship Creative New Zealand, Fuseworks September 13, 2012, 1:35 pm Established and mid-career New Zealand writers are invited to apply for the Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship 2013. The
Monday Sep 10, 2012 Big things are predicted for NZ film starring Hugh Laurie, which premieres today. What could be the first independent New Zealand film in years to be a contender for serious international attention takes its first public bow today.