Friday, December 31, 2010

Book people prominent in NZ New Year's Honours List

A Dame, a Knight and other gongs too

Author of almost 100 cookery books published over the past 49 years Alison Holst has been made a Dame Companion while author James McNeish has been made a Knight Companion.

Other people from the book world  receiving honours include:

Christine Fernyhough, author & co-founder of Duffy Books in Homes
                               Dr.Keith Maslen for services to literature & bibliography
                               Alexa Johnston, author, curator
                               Wayne Mills, author,educator,inventor Kids Lit Quiz
                               Graham Stewart, author & Publisher
                               Penny Hansen for services to literature & the community

The Bookman extends his warmest congratulations. Great news.

The full list at NZ Herald.

PS . A couple of others with books published this year are Ray Avery and Peter Bush

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