Literature

Breaking the Mould: New Zealand Young Writers Festival
Read Time: 7 mins
We chat to Aaron Hawkins about the upcoming Young...
Literature
Breaking the Mould: New Zealand Young Writers Festival
By Pantograph Punch
Writers Festival Roundup - The Read, The Writ and The Worthy
Read Time: 11 mins
Philip McSweeney, Annaleese Jochems and Kirsti Whalen...
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Writers Festival Roundup - The Read, The Writ and The Worthy
By Pantograph Punch
Music from Another Room: An Interview with David Mitchell
Read Time: 25 mins
We chat to David Mitchell about time, death, and creating...
Literature
Music from Another Room: An Interview with David Mitchell
By Michelle Langstone
The Frog and the Bunny Rabbit
Read Time: 5 mins
An excerpt from John Summers' new book, The Mermaid...
Literature
The Frog and the Bunny Rabbit
By John Summers
John Summers and Lawrence Patchett in Conversation
Read Time: 13 mins
John Summers speaks to his editor, Lawrence Patchett...
Literature
John Summers and Lawrence Patchett in Conversation
By Pip Adam
The Past Matters: Reflections on Tangata Whenua
Read Time: 14 mins
Hautahi Kingi reflects on last year's mammoth illustrated...
Literature
The Past Matters: Reflections on Tangata Whenua
By Hautahi Kingi
Words at White Night
Read Time: 3 mins
A group of poets respond to Auckland's night of art...
Literature
Words at White Night
By Pantograph Punch
Pantograph Picks: Auckland Writers Festival 2015
Read Time: 9 mins
Our top picks for the Auckland Writers Festival 2015...
Literature
Pantograph Picks: Auckland Writers Festival 2015
By Pantograph Punch
Review: Wolf In White Van
Read Time: 8 mins
Kieran Clarkin on John Darnielle's haunting first...
Literature
Review: Wolf In White Van
By Kieran Clarkin
Review: Real Fake White Dirt
Read Time: 3 mins
Like a blunt instrument to the solar plexus, Jess...
Literature
Review: Real Fake White Dirt
By Alex Taylor
An Interview with Martin Edmond
Read Time: 56 mins
Following his essay on exploring Martin Edmond's work...
Literature
An Interview with Martin Edmond
By Simon Comber
A Form Of Optimism: Australian Critic of the Year James Ley
Read Time: 15 mins
Critics were never quite adored, but they once commanded...
Literature
A Form Of Optimism: Australian Critic of the Year James Ley
By Joe Nunweek
'Make my words worth something': the Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival
Read Time: 7 mins
At the Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival,...
Literature
'Make my words worth something': the Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival
By Giovanni Tiso
New Zealand Poetry Mixtape 2014
Read Time: 9 mins
For National Poetry Day, a mixtape of New Zealand...
Literature
New Zealand Poetry Mixtape 2014
By Pantograph Punch
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Poetry Posters
Read Time: 1 min
Two poetry posters for you to enjoy: Bats by Ashleigh...
Literature
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Poetry Posters
By Rosabel Tan
The Father Land: States of Becoming in the Writings of Martin Edmond
Read Time: 38 mins
Simon Comber on the blurred line between fiction and...
Literature
The Father Land: States of Becoming in the Writings of Martin Edmond
By Simon Comber
The Ballad of Western Barbie
Read Time: 13 mins
When Megan Dunn was seven, she, her mum and Western...
Literature
The Ballad of Western Barbie
By Megan Dunn
Review: Halcyon Ghosts
Read Time: 5 mins
Sam Sampson's Halcyon Ghosts rushes between the microscopic...
Literature
Review: Halcyon Ghosts
By Alex Taylor
My Night at the Canon Media Awards
Read Time: 6 mins
Giovanni Tiso's brilliant take on the Canon Media...
Literature
My Night at the Canon Media Awards
By Giovanni Tiso
We the Uncanny: Reading A New Zealand Book of Beasts
Read Time: 13 mins
Published at the end of last year, 'A New Zealand...
Literature
We the Uncanny: Reading A New Zealand Book of Beasts
By Matt Harnett
Review: The Goldfinch
Read Time: 7 mins
Kyle Rainsford reviews this year's Pulitzer Prize-...
Literature
Review: The Goldfinch
By Kyle Rainsford
Self-Addressed Letters to a Young Poet: The ‘Unsupported’ Artist
Read Time: 16 mins
Lee Posna explores what exactly it means to be an '...
Literature
Self-Addressed Letters to a Young Poet: The ‘Unsupported’ Artist
By Lee Posna
Everything Answered, Nothing Asked: Geoffrey Palmer's Reform and the Nature of Memoir
Read Time: 9 mins
A 750-page memoir by the 33rd Prime Minister of NZ...
Literature
Everything Answered, Nothing Asked: Geoffrey Palmer's Reform and the Nature of Memoir
By Di White
Something to Reach Beyond: An Interview with Alice Miller
Read Time: 12 mins
Lee Posna talks to Alice Miller about her debut collection...
Literature
Something to Reach Beyond: An Interview with Alice Miller
By Lee Posna
A Portrait of the Researcher as a Patient Man
Read Time: 11 mins
J.C Beaglehole's towering work on the travels of Captain...
Literature
A Portrait of the Researcher as a Patient Man
By Will Pollard
Pantograph Picks: Our Top Reads of 2013
Read Time: 17 mins
In case you missed them, and in case you need something...
Art
Pantograph Picks: Our Top Reads of 2013
By Pantograph Punch
Catton, Criticism, and The Great Cringe
Read Time: 13 mins
Eleanor Catton described a 'bullying' tone to some...
Literature
Catton, Criticism, and The Great Cringe
By Ross Brighton
The Stuff of Our Lives, The Attic Clutter: An Interview with Rachel O'Neill
Read Time: 8 mins
Ahead of the launch of her debut collection, One Human...
Literature
The Stuff of Our Lives, The Attic Clutter: An Interview with Rachel O'Neill
By Rosabel Tan
At the Service of the Unusual
Read Time: 15 mins
In engineering, a well-designed building has its own...
Literature
At the Service of the Unusual
By Pip Adam
Portrait of a Super Carder: Brief Chats with Political Cartoonists
Read Time: 15 mins
Political cartoonists: even they think they're dying...
Art
Portrait of a Super Carder: Brief Chats with Political Cartoonists
By Pantograph Punch
The Pantograph Punch Recommends: National Poetry Day
Read Time: 9 mins
Ahead of National Poetry Day on Friday, we point to...
Literature
The Pantograph Punch Recommends: National Poetry Day
By Pantograph Punch
Moments of Being: An Interview With Aorewa McLeod
Read Time: 11 mins
When you're writing a novel about your life, how do...
Literature
Moments of Being: An Interview With Aorewa McLeod
By Rosabel Tan
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