Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
WRITERS ON SUNDAYS: RONA WINTER SERIES
Come and hear
International writer of historical fiction and non-fiction: The Courier’s Tale (Bloomsbury) and The Fox Boy (Bloomsbury).
Peter is an expatriate NZer living in London who is back in Wellington as the Randell Cottage writer in residence. The Courier’s Tale is a powerfully written novel about Henry VIII through the eyes of a young courier working for Reginald Pole.
The evening starts with an ‘Open Microphone’ for local writers - worth the koha to hear people you know read. Or