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.
Penguin Random House chair Gail Rebuck has said the pipeline
of women executives in publishing is “woefully low” and that she is
“quite close” to be being in favour of quotas, should things not be seen to
be moving in “the right direction”.
Hannah Griffiths, formerly fiction and paperback publisher at
Faber, has been appointed as the new head of literary acquisitions at
independent television, film and digital production and distribution
Three books published by Atlantic – The Looking Glass House
by Vanessa Tait, Rembrandt's
Mirror by Kit Devereux and A
Want of Kindness by Joanne Limburg – are on the longlist for
the Historial Writers Association Goldsboro Debut Crownaward.