In The Spotlight

Cross Sports Book Awards
Recognise Kiwis

Kiwi rugby player’s debut novel lines up against Pulitzer winner for prestige award.

Dan Carter: Media Coverage

Here’s a round-up of some of the media coverage for Dan Carter’s biography. Catch up on any interviews you missed here…

Dan Carter: Signings & Events

Dan Carter : My Story is the most eagerly awaited sports biography in years. Dan will be doing a limited number of book signings. Find out if there's one near you.

Cory Jane signing sessions

Find out where Cory Jane will be signing his new book, Winging It.


Are you ready to be a mother?

Make sure you’re ready to be mother using this quick questionnaire from 'You Can't Give Vodka to a Baby... And Other Parenting Myths'.

Buzzy Bee Review from Magpies Volume 29

These latest Joy Cowley books were a surprise to me. The style is quite different yet again. I thought of myself as very familiar with Joy Cowley’s stories, a wide range of which I have used in my classroom with huge succ...

Judge Loves Fallout

Yrsa Sigurdottir, judge of the 2015 Ngaio Marsh Award had only good things to say about Paul Thomas' Fallout.

Upstart Launches Distribution for Local Publishers

Upstart Press now has a distribution side - as of March 1st, 2015 Upstart Distribution began distributing for Victoria University Press, Gecko Press, Te Papa Press and Dreamboat Books.


NZ Wine Guide 2015

An interesting Yahoo interview with Michael Cooper about his new book!

Robbie Deans Tour

Robbie Deans had a whirlwind tour around New Zealand in an exciting 6-day book launch for his new biography Robbie Deans: Red, Black & Gold.