Email digest: Monday 23 April 2012

Events
Just added the Yarns and Barns events around Wairarapa in May/June to the website
(opens to Google doc)

Book news
Whitcoulls Lambton Quay to close May 31; no job losses

Quick Kids, Last Chance to Vote for Best Book 

Book reviews and interviews
Q+A with Paul Thomas, author of Death on Demand

The Witness by Nora Roberts

Put the ‘geek dad’ tag aside – Wired’s list of children’s books is just really good

Listen to Gigi Fenster in conversation with Lynn Freeman about The Intentions Book

New books
Old New World by Mary Macpherson

From around the internet
The Most Notorious Literary Party Animals

Which author has just released their 200th novel?

Opportunities
Our International Poetry Competition closes 31 May. Check out all the details here

Fiction editing mentor programme – call for applications

Adventures in office land
All I can hear from our office is teenage girls screaming. I assume someone gave them a Booksellers Token? (It’s really One Direction fans outside The Intercontinental)

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