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.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Phlippa Pearce Lecture
Newsletter: July 2017
Booking is now open for the 2017 lecture:
CHRIS RIDDELL: THE AGE OF THE BEAUTIFUL BOOK
The lecture will take place at 5.00pm on Friday 8th of September in the Mary Allan Building, Homerton College, Cambridge. After the lecture there will be a short wine reception.
Both lecture and reception are free.
To book your ticket please use the form on the booking page of the Philippa Pearce Lecture website. If you need to book a second ticket please revisit the page and repeat the process. Once booked you will receive a confirmation email that includes your e-ticket. Print the ticket out or download a mobile version, and take this with you to the lecture. PHILIPPA PEARCE died in 2006, but respect and affection for her writing is as strong as ever. In her memory, a series of lectures is now underway, each intended to celebrate excellence in literature for children and to emphasize its continuing vital importance.
The Philippa Pearce Lecture is hosted and funded by Homerton College. The lecture is free, but running costs are supported by donations. If you would like to make a donation, you can do this at the lecture website: www.pearcelecture.com