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.
Incoming Publishers Association president Lis Tribe, m.d. of
Hodder Education, set out her priorities in the role for the coming year at
the body's annual general meeting, held in central London yesterday.
“Masterful characterisation” and “subtle visual subplots” have
won Isobel Evans, a third-year illustration student at the University of
Hertfordshire, the Hachette Children’s Group Carmelite Picture Book Prize
The BBC is to provide "unparalleled coverage" across
television, radio and online of this year's Hay Festival, which will
feature star names such as US senator Bernie Sanders, actor and writer
Stephen Fry and show producer and writer Steven Moffat.
The student shortlistees for the fifth Batsford Prize have
been announced today, with 28 undergraduates and postgraduates at UK
institutions contesting awards for Applied/Fine Art, Fashion, Illustration
and, new for this year, Children’s Illustration.