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.
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
November News from the Royal Society of Literature
Final call for the RSLLiterature
Matters Awards - deadline Monday 4
December 2017. The Awards are grants for
excellent writing or literary projects, especially those reaching
outside the usual scope of literature, or generating discussion
about the value of literature. Around £20,000 is available in
total, with entries to be judged by Fellows of the RSL. All forms
of writing accepted including, but not limited to prose, poetry,
graphic fiction and playwriting.
Our annual Careers in Literature
event for English students from King's College London
and Goldsmiths, and RSL Young Members will be on Thursday 16 November
in Kings College. Speakers include Candice Carty-Williams,
(Penguin Random House), Emma Hayley (SelfMadeHero), Sarah
Bookseller, co-founder of BAME in Publishing), and
Susannah Stevenson (British Library). RSL Young Members
wishing to book should email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit
our website to become a Young Member.