Literature

A Vast Black River of Type: The Novels of László Krasznahorkai
Read Time: 20 mins
Redemption and its dissidents: Matt McGregor on the...
Literature
A Vast Black River of Type: The Novels of László Krasznahorkai
By Matt McGregor
These Jewels on the Page: Anna Smaill
Read Time: 18 mins
We chat to Man Booker Prize long listee Anna Smaill...
Literature
These Jewels on the Page: Anna Smaill
By Kirsti Whalen
Review: Wonky Optics
Read Time: 3 mins
Manon Revuelta reviews Geoff Cochrane's latest poetry...
Literature
Review: Wonky Optics
By Manon Revuelta
Wicked Ihimaera and the Speech We Love to Hate
Read Time: 14 mins
Witi Ihimaera talks about his speech at the Dunedin...
Literature
Wicked Ihimaera and the Speech We Love to Hate
By Kirsti Whalen
Review: The Conch Trumpet
Read Time: 7 mins
Adam Stewart reviews David Eggleton's melodious but...
Literature
Review: The Conch Trumpet
By Adam Stewart
On Point and Powerful: An Interview with Luka Lesson
Read Time: 8 mins
Kirsti Whalen chats to Luka Lesson about his New Zealand...
Literature
On Point and Powerful: An Interview with Luka Lesson
By Kirsti Whalen
The Border that Transgresses You: a Phenomenology of Swamps
Read Time: 16 mins
Transgressive literature is a response to panic born...
Literature
The Border that Transgresses You: a Phenomenology of Swamps
By Annaleese Jochems
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...
Literature
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
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