At New Zealand Festival Writers Week, the Israeli short fiction writer opens up about his first foray into narrative non-fiction, The Seven Good Years.
Robin Kerr and Eli Kent on staging their show All Your Wants and Needs Fulfilled Forever internationally, creative practice, and theatre culture in New Zealand.
In Sydney, a dialogue on British artist Grayson Perry with the Museum of Contemporary Art’s chief curator, Rachel Kent.
An interview with Silo Theatre’s artistic director Sophie Roberts.
Mallory Ortberg, satirist and co-founder of The Toast, talks humour, femslash, and her conflicting soft spot for Ayn Rand ahead of New Zealand Festival Writers Week.
Martin Phillipps on The Chills’ long-awaited new album, Silver Bullets.
Mike Fabulous, aka Lord Echo, on collaborating with fellow DJ Julien Dyne on LORD JULIEN, his follow-up to 2013’s Curiosities, and the Sydney Festival.
For the first time in New Zealand, Tim Crouch will present his alternate take on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Auckland theatregoers.
An interview with performer Sarah Houbolt, whose new show explores the dark history of circus through the mysterious life of character from Tod Browning’s Freaks.
Mat Anderson and John Bollen of two-piece Dunedin heavy band TRIUMPHS on making music, channeling Sir Edmund Hillary, and what they listen to on the road.
A conversation about staging Eugene Ionesco’s “Theatre of the Absurd.”
Inside Sarah Jane Barnett’s remarkable new book of poems, WORK.
The Eversons’ Mark Turner on migrating from Auckland to London and what to expect from the band’s forthcoming sophomore album, Stuck In New Zealand.
The controversial Danish play on Norwegian extremist Anders Breivik comes to Auckland’s Basement Theatre.
Returning for a season at the Basement Theatre in September, Eamonn Marra’s Respite finds laughter and sadness through literary influence.
On the eve of this year’s Man Booker Prize shortlist announcement, nominee Anna Smaill talks in-depth about her captivating debut novel, The Chimes.
SJD walks us through the creative process behind his latest and greatest album, Saint John Divine.
An interview with award-winning playwright Renee Liang, whose new creation is a fable of fishy sentience, ecology, and sashimi set in a Chinese restaurant.
The Auckland Writers Festival refracted through a dialogue with Haruki Murakami interviewer John Freeman.
A conversation about damaging myths, Moriori ancestry, and fluid cultural identities with novelist Tina Makereti.