Email digest: Tuesday 26 June 2012

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Events and happenings
Pledge as little as $5 & help talented young Porirua writers enjoy a Speed Date an Author workshop free of charge

On top of his Auckland event, Christopher Paolini will  now also be signing books at Whitcoulls Queen St this Friday, 12:30 to 1pm [no link]

Book news
Booker prize-winning author Margaret Atwood has signed up to share her writing with an online community of 9 million

Paddington Film is Announced for 2014! Harry Potter’s David Heyman to produce

Opportunities

WANTED: The biggest Harry Potter fan in Australia and New Zealand

Alert! CLL/NZSA Research Grants are closing soon

New books
Finished the Fifty Shades series? How about trying Destined to Play by Indigo Bloom – coming July

Book reviews
Catching the Sun by Tony Parsons 

The Wind Through The Keyhole by Stephen King

From around the internet
Book fence!

New Zealand’s “dirty little literary secret” featuring our own Benny’s Book

Yar! Me stumps won’t stop me turning me pages

Human with arms of a t-rex reads book

Tuesday poem
GO EASY SWEETHEART by Bernadette Hall

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