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, January 31, 2014
A $125K DAY FOR AUSTRALIAN POETRY (AND WHY WE'RE STARTING TO LISTEN)
BY JOHN KINSELLA - Daily review
Jennifer Maiden took home $125,000 last night as
the overall winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards — Australia’s
richest literary prize — for her collection of poetry Liquid Nitrogen. I can
think of none more deserving. More