New Zealand novelist Eleanor Catton made history when her 832-page sophomore novel The Luminaries won prestigious literary award the Man Booker Prize. [Read more…] about The Luminaries
New Zealand’s diverse literary tradition owes as much to its rich Māori and Polynesian heritage as it does to its pioneering history.
Before the printed word, story-telling and oratory captured the stories of Aotearoa New Zealand. The first book was published in New Zealand in 1830. [Read more…] about New Zealand writers – a short introduction