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.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Sharon Olds Wins $100,000 Wallace Stevens Poetry Award
Posted at 12:11PM Saturday 10 Sep 2016
American poet Sharon Olds has won the $100,000 (£75,000) Wallace Stevens award for her "proven mastery in the art of poetry". Judges praised her work for its "candour and clarity" and for having given younger female poets "permission to speak". Guardian