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.
The Book Festival is being held on Saturday November the 5th
in Auckland. The committee is working on
securing a great venue with plenty of space, that also has a
community hub feel. It’s in a well-known location with plenty
of parking and foot traffic.
More details will be released once things have been
Based on feedback following the 2015
event, this years festival will be held for one day only.
However we believe increased foot traffic will more than make up for the
reduction in time.
The committee needs to organise stall allocation and stall sizes so
we need some basic information from you. We need this
information to be returned to us by Friday 30th April
Do you want to have an
exhibitor stand at the festival? (This is purely to gauge
numbers. It does not commit you to a stand if you change your
Please provide us with
your name/company name and where you’d be coming from.
What is the main genre
and sub-genre of the book(s) you’d be selling?
Are you a literary
business wanting to exhibit?
Do you want to be a
sponsor and/or do you have services we could utilise in exchange for