Email digest: Tuesday 12 July 2011

Discussion of the day
Why do we write it when it doesn’t sell? On reading North & South 

Events
Are you ready for Te Papa, because Te Papa is ready for Booksellers NZ 90th Conference on Sunday. [no link]

 There’s book events today in Wellington and Auckland

Book News
An unfinished Jane Austen mansucript to go up for auction, estimated to sell for up to $490,000. Worth it?

Need a new job Aucklanders? Auckland Writers & Readers needs a Communications and Business Development Manager

New Zealand Post Book Awards
Poets – you can now submit poems for National Poetry Day, which we’ll post on our website

Readers on Facebook have reviewed two more NZPBA books for us

From around the internet
Excellent blog about misleading stickers on books … especially crime books

Poetry bombing – just in time for National Poetry Day

Book reviews/comment
Does BookieMonsterNZ rate or hate La Rochelle’s Road by Tanya Moir? 

Why We’d Rather Be Fighting the Man

Tuesday Poem
Cup of Tea by Cilla McQueen

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