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, March 07, 2017
Devenport Library Association Events
comes home to Devonport, Via ferries at the bottom of the garden*
*yes we are quoting our famous local poet, A.R.D Fairburn!
Tuesday 14th March at Devonport Library – 7.30pm
are descending on Devonport Library to celebrate the publication of theNew
Zealand Poetry Yearbook 2017, edited by Jack Ross and published by Massey
book is being launched by Devonport’s own Michele Leggott, and the evening will
include readings by ten poets, including Yearbook
2017’s featured poet Elizabeth Morton.
Words, wine, smiles.... It will be a night to
Panel Discussion: Creative Writing courses, are they
Devonport Library Tuesday 28th March 2017, 7.15pm to 9.00pm
Chair Roger Hall.
Is taking a creative writing course
essential to getting a novel published? Such courses inspired Jonathan
Cullinane (“Red Herring”) and Paula Morris (“Queen of Beauty”); while Tina Shaw
and Graeme Lay succeeded without. A panel discussion chaired by Roger Hall (who
has given many a course but never took one.)