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.
Friday, July 20, 2012
Travcom presents Home & Away - an anthology of 35 stories
If you love anything to do
with travel or books, you need to know that Travcom is launching a very special
book on 8 August.
For the past 20 years, New Zealand’s only professional
association of travel writers, photographers, broadcasters and communicators
has held the prestigious Travel Media Awards. To celebrate this anniversary,
Travcom is presenting Home & Away, an anthology of 35 stories
by award winners.
Keynote speaker Gordon McLauchlan, co-founder of
Travcom, will talk about how the travel writing industry has changed over the
past 20 years, and a selection of contributors will read excerpts from Home
Join the celebration, meet
the authors, get your Home & Away signed and buy copies as Christmas
presents! Travcom has a limited number of books at a discounted launch rate –
available only at this event.
$29 Travcom members / $35 non-Travcom
nibbles and a drink on arrival (cash bar thereafter)
5pm Monday 6 August
Sorry, no door sales, please book ahead
Please be aware that if we
reserve a ticket for you we are bound to pay the Heritage Hotel for the numbers
we give them on Monday 6/8/2012 and will therefore ask you to pay for the
ticket, whether you are able to attend or not.