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Lockdown Sucks But We Got Fun News About Muki And Pickles

by Sally Greer on

Kia ora,Well the news here in NZ wasn’t quite what we wanted to hear regarding moving down alert levels but at least we have great news...*nervous grin emoji* *drum roll*The much awaited children’s...

Hare And Ruru’s An AWARD WINNER!

by KitKi Tong on

What a fabulous evening we had at the Book Awards for Children and Young Adults in Wellington last night. 🎉 We are elated, proud, thrilled, grateful (and more)...

June 2021 – Celebrating Laura Shallcrass, Jordan Rondel & Courtney Sina Meredith.

by Sally Greer on

Hellooo.The temperature may have plummeted, but we’re excited to be celebrating three of our amazing Beatnik authors, who together represent our three main styles of Beautiful Books: beautiful...

May 2021 – Silver Lining From 2020 – My Cat Can See Ghosts

by Sally Greer on

It’s hard to believe that just over a year ago we experienced our first lockdown, many hunkered down trying to making sense of the pandemic, but illustrator and writer Emily...

SOMEWHERE – More Migration Stories

by Lorna Jane Harvey on

Somewhere – Women’s Stories of Migration, is an anthology that brings an inspiring and uniting voice to the globally relevant topic of migration through the stories of 20...

May 2020 – Make your move! (Wild Kinship tells us how to make it count.)

by Sally Greer on

We're excited to announce our launch of Wild Kinship by author Monique Hemmingson and on the eve of moving to Alert Level Two that’s cause for a major...

2017 PANZ Design Awards - Nominees

by Sally Greer on

The 2017 PANZ Design Awards Ceremony will be held later this month in Auckland.  Last year, The Game Chef by Angelo Georgalli and Whole by Bronwyn Kan were nominated for the 1010...

Radio NZ Book Review – Three Words

by KitKi Tong on

Radio NZ's Louise O'Brien reviews Three Words: An Anthology of Aotearoa/NZ Women's Comics. Thanks for the kind words! To expand on the list of contributors Louise O'Brien began on the segment:...

An Interview with Courtney Sina Meredith (Mexico City Poetry Festival)

by KitKi Tong on

Award-winning poet, playwright, fiction writer and musician Courtney Sina Meredith represented New Zealand at the Mexico City Poetry Festival that was held earlier this year in November 2015. ...

Exams, Slams and Rushing Dolls

by Sally Greer on

Poetry is much cooler than school made it out to be. Poetry should hit you in the heart; should feed your mind and set your soul on fire. As...