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.
PEN International has launched a campaign to support writers
who have experienced forced displacement or are living in exile called
"Make Space", supported by literary figures such as Stephen Fry,
Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie.
Manchester’s creative community is fundraising to produce a
book inspired by Tony Walsh's poem, This
is the Place, to help those affected by the terror attack
in which 22 people were killed in the city last Monday.
The Book Marketing Society has announced the winners of the
best marketing campaigns of January to March 2017, featuring work for
Adrian Mole's 50th anniversary and Chimamanda Nogozi Adichie’s Dear
Ijeawele, among others.