The Strength of EggshellsBOOK LAUNCH

The Strength of Eggshells

Kirsty Powell

Cloud Ink Press invite you to celebrate the launch of The Strength of Eggshells - a wonderful new novel that explores the lives of strong rural New Zealanders, set against the fragile isolation of a farm upbringing, two world wars and a landscape that is inevitably slipping beyond reach.

At The Women's Bookshop

Tue 22 Oct at 6pm




NZ Bookshop Day

NZ Bookshop Day

Saturday 26 October

Visit the bookshop on New Zealand Bookshop Day – we’ll be doing exciting things including window-painting, half-price books, free give-aways, poetry performances, so make sure you pop in that day & show how much you love INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOPS! 



Ladies Litera-Tea cake

Ladies Litera-Tea Sunday November 3

an afternoon of women's words, wit and wisdom

Check out the programme here.

And purchase your tickets here.

Booker Prize Winner 2019 

For the first time ever the Booker Prize has been jointly awarded to two magnificent writers - Margaret Atwood's The Testaments and Bernardine Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other. WE ARE THRILLED!



Broad-ly Speaking Book Club

If you want engage with other New Zealand women over books check out Broad-ly Speaking and their book club. #broadlyspeakingbookclub

Their current book is the extraordinary Poukahangatus by Tayi Tibble. 




Professor Tracey McIntosh

Auckland Women's Centre 

Kōrero with Professor Tracey McIntosh

Auckland Women’s Centre is excited about our next public event featuring a kōrero with Professor Tracey McIntosh (Ngāi Tūhoe), Professor of Indigenous Studies, at the University of Auckland.

Tracey's research focuses on incarceration, inequality, poverty and justice. A charismatic and inspring speaker, Tracey will speak on Tuesday 19 November, 6-7.30pm - further details to be confirmed at