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.
Scottish Book Trust is to increase the money paid to authors
participating in its Live Literature programme to £175 out of a belief that
writers, storytellers and illustrators “should be paid fairly for the
important work that they do”.