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.
"Refugee" has been revealed as Children’s Word of
the Year, after Oxford University Press reviewed children's entries
to Radio 2’s Chris Evans Breakfast Show’s "500
Words" short story writing competition.
Stephen King is one of hundreds of resident authors in the
US to have signed an open letter, addressed to "the American
People", expressing their opposition to Republican presidential
candidate Donald Trump.