Ngā UiuiInterviews

Kete talks to authors, illustrators, creatives and book lovers across the motu.

Ka kōrero a Kete ki ngā kaituhi, ngā ringa tā, ngā ringa auaha me te hunga ngākaunui ki te pānui pukapuka puta noa i te motu.

Romance writers

Love is in the air: New Zealand romance writers share what makes their hearts sing

Bodice rippers, roman-tasy, streamy, hating-to-dating, fake-romance, western, Regency, dark… loved-up fiction — in its many shapes and forms — is one of the most popular genres of e-books and audiobooks internationally and in Aotearoa. Kete caught up with authors Bronwen Evans and Cheryl Phipps to discover how they made the leap into the romantic world and what makes their hearts sing when writing.

14 February 2024
Jade Kake

Jade Kake talks holiday reads, NZ authors, T-Rexes and her next two books

To say Jade Kake is busy is an understatement. With not one, but two books published in 2023 (while also working in her day job as director and architectural and urban designer at architectural firm Matakohe and as a senior lecturer at AUT) she was in need of a summer holiday — big time.

10 January 2024