Email digest: Tuesday 26 July 2011

Just because National Poetry Day is over doesn’t mean the events are: we’ve got more poetry good times

If you’ve got photos hanging around from National Poetry Day – add them to our Flickr pool

New Zealand Post Book Awards
Who will win the New Zealand Post Book Awards? That’s the 10pm question

Book News
Dame Christine Cole Catley is very ill – a statement from Cape Catley books

Perth writer wins Text Publishing prize for first novel

2011 bad writing contest winner named

AUT Media now distributed through HarperCollins

New website for Michael King Writer’s Centre

New books
Here’s Penguin’s new books for August

Book recommendations and reviews
Last week Text Publishing sent me (Emma) a copy of When you Reach Me. Read it – it’s fantastic!

We’ve got a review of The Passing World by Damien Skinner on our Facebook page

Brain power needed
We have a reader looking for a small copy of ‘English Scotch and Irish folk music’ – anyone heard of it/know where to get it [no link]


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