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.
Hachette UK has launched a new diversity initiative, a
creative writing hub called The Future Bookshelf, to make
publishing more accessible for writers who feel they
aren’t well represented by the industry.
Nostalgia titles Five
Forget Mother's Day (Quercus) and The Mum, part
of the Ladybird Books for Grown Ups series (Penguin) are among a
tranche of titles going head-to-head this Mother's Day (26th
March) as the trade prepares its most giftable wares.