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.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
The Virginia Quarterly Review - Is there such a thing as the female conscience?
The Female Conscience
Our latest issue is now available in print and online. Here's a quick
overview of some of the articles already receiving online buzz:
Our Fall 2012 issue is written almost
entirely by women. Looking at all four volumes in 2012, that puts VQR's
annual "count" at 49—49% of our contributors have been
female. Our publisher, Jon Peede, reflects on
VQR's Count and its support of women writers and
journalists at our blog.
Our Fall 2012 issue offers three new