Well, this is so long and goodbye as I bow out of the Māori Literature Trust and Pikihuia Competition. It is not without regret that I have been advised that my manuscripts have failed to attract attention amidst the crazy competitive world of publishing. I have ascended the mountain, sustained some minor injuries, celebrated as […]

Read about the experiences of six authors as they develop their manuscripts on a six-month mentoring programme called Te Papa Tupu. These authors will be working on novels, short stories, non-fiction or children’s literature. Check back here in July to follow the authors in the manuscript development process or subscribe to this journal (on the right) and get […]