Email digest: Wed 15 June 2011

Events
Tonight Blenheim Bookworld has a winter solstice event and in Auckland it’s Allen Curnow’s birthday

Booksellers 90th annual conference
The programme for our conference is now online

We love our conference sponsors!

Book News
Booksellers outraged over minister’s predictions

Weta Workshop and Harper Collins sign landmark deal

PANZ announces Sarah Ropata appointed Project Manager for Frankfurt 2012

Earthquake
Handy information from DOL about stacking shelves post-earthquake

Competitions and Awards
Samuel Johnson Prize shortlist

On our Facebook page today we’re giving away ten copies of ‘No Bears’ a great hardcover kids book

Buy a North & South Magazine to find out how to win a full set of the 2011 NZ Post Book Awards Finalists! [no link]

Writing opportunities
It’s the final day to submit poetry to “Eye to the Telescope 2” – submissions close midnight tonight NZ time

Business and Employment
There are new laws around employment agreements to be aware of – from 1 July employers can be fined…

Around the Internet
Have the kids stolen your reading time?

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