Email digest: Wed 3 August 2011

Book News
Need a bookshop worth of books? Going cheap on Trade Me 

Top writers in running for Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Literature Awards

 High hopes for low decile schools

Congratulations to Tom Rennie who is now associate publisher at Bridget Williams Books

Meet the finalists in the PANZ Young Designer award – they’re being interviewed on Facebook

Public libraries in NZ ready to lend ebooks

Death notices
We are sorry to report the death of Dee Murch (1972 -2011)

Children’s author Joan de Hamel has died

Awards and competitions
Applications open for the 2011/2012 NZSA Beatson Fellowship

Writers, here is your chance. Applications for the STT Short Story Awards close August 26th. Get scribing!

New books
Here’s Scholastic’s new books for August 2011

From around the internet
Digital publishing & publicity

Help!
We still have five choc fish up for grabs – just name some people. Go on – I feel bad for those three girls

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