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.
Hodder & Stoughton is restructuring, dividing
both its fiction and non-fiction publishing teams into two
publishing units each, because non-fiction publishing director Rowena
Webb is taking a "step back from management to focus on
acquiring and publishing the books she loves."
Pan Macmillan has pledged £50,000 to Creative
Access and undertaken to double its intake of fully funded Creative
Access interns in a bid to help the agency continue its work to
increase diversity in the creative industries.