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, February 19, 2016
Transit of Venus / Venustransit event and book launch invitation
A reminder that
this event takes place next week, please register on the link below if
you are interested in attending.
Goethe-Institut, Royal Society of New Zealand and Victoria University
warmly invite you to a reading and book launch event for
at 6pm on
Tuesday 23 February
at the Royal Society (auditorium), Turnbull St, Thorndon, Wellington.
The event will include a short screening of the Transit of Venus Poetry
Exchange documentary, a video performance from Berlin-based poets Hinemoana Baker
Almut Sandig, and live performances from poets Chris Price
Colquhoun. This will be followed by a conversation with
the poets and with the Uawanui Project chair Victor Walker
about how the Transit has not only generated poetry, but also inspired a
pervasive 'science psyche' in the Uawa/Tolaga Bay Community.
Wevers (Transit of Venus Forum steering committee)
will be served following the event.
is free, but registration essential
Please register online at eventbrite here.