Reference

Organisations

Sites

* Booksellers New Zealand
* Crime Writers Association (CWA)
* Historical Novel Society
A literary society devoted to promoting the enjoyment of historical fiction.
* Horror Writers Association
A worldwide organisation of writers and publishing professionals dedicated to promoting dark literature and the interests of those who write it.
* International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
The Confederation supports the co-operation of almost 200 authors' associations worldwide; their site is in English, French or Spanish
* Katherine Mansfield Society
To promote the worldwide appreciation of Katherine Mansfield as New Zealand's greatest writer. Scholarships, a journal and more.
* The New Zealand Book Council Te Kaunihera Pukapuka O Aotearoa
Information about NZ authors as well as the NZ Book Trade Directory, information about the Book Council and its events, awards, grants and festivals.
* New Zealand Guild of Food Writers
The professional body for food journalists and others involved in writing about, presenting, promoting, illustrating, and teaching about the specialist area of food and beverages.
* New Zealand Poetry Society
The New Zealand Poetry Society is an incorporated non-profit organisation which aims to advance education by promoting, developing and supporting poetry and poets in New Zealand.
* New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA)
NZSA is an association of writers working together to improve conditions for New Zealand writers. NZSA provides many services direct to members.
* New Zealand Writers Guild
Offering members skill development, employment contracts and rate negotiation, credit arbitration and industry know how, this union serves writers of film, television, radio, theatre, video and multimedia. The union is affiliated with the Council of Trade Unions and a member of the International Affiliation of Writers Guild (IAWG).
* Playmarket
Playmarket is New Zealand's only playwrights' agency and script advisory service. Their focus is the development and representation of New Zealand playwrights and their plays. Has information on writing and producing plays, a newsletter, competition and awards as well as a listing of New Zealand's playwrights.
* Romance Writers of New Zealand
A non-profit organisation that aims to support both published and unpublished romance writers, it is committed to providing authors with up-to-date information about its activities, as well as informative articles, interviews, competitions and book reviews.
* Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers America
* Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand
* SpecFicNZ
SpecFicNZ is the association for creators, writers and editors of fantasy, science fiction and horror in or from New Zealand.
* Technical Communicators Association of New Zealand Inc.
The Technical Communicators Association of New Zealand aims to provide a forum for technical communicators to meet and share ideas.
* Write Find
Marketplaces for Writing & Communications Professionals