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.
Friday, May 23, 2008
People with an interest in New Zealand writing may wish to know of a new website devoted to New Zealand literature.
Created by Ian Richards,("Everyday Life in Paradise", "To Bed at Noon: The Life and Art of Maurice Duggan"), the site presents literary essays on NZ writers, such as Janet Frame and Kendrick Smithyman, and works of short fiction and poetry. The name of the site is "No Frills New Zealand Literature" and it can be reached at: http://nofrillsnzlit.angelfire.com/index.html