The shortlisted entries for the 2017 NZ Book Festival Manuscript Competition has been decided! The range and calibre of entries exceeded all expectations, making the selection of a top 10 an exciting and challenging process for those involved.
The latest news and upcoming events for BigWords-Books and our authors
The NZ Book Festival 2017 is on 11 November and once again BigWords-Books will be there! The NZ Book Festival is an annual event showcasing New Zealand independently published authors and the businesses and organisations who support the local indie publishing scene. 2017 is the festival’s 4th year and each year it has grown to […]
BigWords-Books attended the second annual New Zealand Independent Book Festival held in Auckland on 04 -05 October at the North Shore Events Centre. The bigger venue was easily filled by the many authors, editors, printers and other service providers for the indie publishing industry. A big thank you to the organisers, especially Louise.
Sea Legs – A Boat’s Story is having its book launch – with a twist Where: Whangarei Town Basin Marina – at the band rotunda When: Saturday 29 November 10:00AM t0 2:00PM Author Simon Bliss will be on-hand to sign books. The boat Rivale will also be there, with tours and talks on board on the hour every hour. […]
A big thank you to the organisers of the Auckland Independent Book Fair in Devonport on 16 August. A great day! The BigWords-Books contingent was blown away by the number of talented self-published authors, indie publishers and other support services that were present. A pleasure and a privilege to meet and talk with you!! […]
Helena Toren launches her first novel; A Handful of Diamonds on 15 December at Cafe Mozart in Whangarei at 11AM. Come to the book launch, meet the author, buy a book, enjoy a drink and tasty bite to eat at Cafe Mozart.