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.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
UBUD Writers & Readers Festival 13-15 Oct. 2013
Thanks to all who forwarded our July eNews and entered the draw to win 2 Early Bird passes to the 2013 Festival. Congratulations to Dian Nafi, who won the competition!
There are now only 3 days left to purchase discounted Early Bird passes. These tickets offer you access to all 4 days of the Festival's main program of events, at a discount of more than 20%. Don't miss out - make a booking on our website before 31 July.
The closing date for Long Way Home, the Asia-Europe Short Story Contest, 3 August, is also fast approaching. If you haven't already written your short story about travel, do so soon for your chance to win SG1000 plus flights, accommodation and passes to attend the Festival, 11-15 October.
Our office is a hive of activity this week as we put the finishing touches on the program. We can't wait to share our full line-up of brilliant writers and unique sessions with you in the next couple of weeks. Stay tuned!