Email digest: Mon 2 July 2012

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Book News
Creative New Zealand launches $1.05m plan to boost cultural giving

Emma Radcliffe to head Craig Potton Publishing from Nov 2012

Writer Pat White wins Seresin Landfall Residency

Are you an Enid Blyton fan? More of her work is to be re-edited for modern audiences

In the long-run diversification may save your bookstore

New Zealand Post Book Awards
Have you picked your winner yet? Voting closes this Friday for the New Zealand Post Book Awards People’s Choice 

Resources and opportunities
We’ve updated our promotion guide for self-publishers http://ow.ly/bWQkD to include this free service: http://ow.ly/bWQlS

NZSA has a new grant of $6000 for mid-career writers

From around the internet
Zac Harding (children’s librarian): My Top 5 Read Alouds for 5-8 Years

Putting the ‘sell’ into bookseller

Book reviews
The Bookman reads two contrasting crime fiction titles

Unzipped by Nicki Reed

Close down, hibernate, restart: Jack Ross reviews The Comforter by Helen Lehndorf and Birds of Clay by Aleksandra Lane

New release books
Continuing the erotica theme here’s a new release book: New Zealand Most Sexy by Leo Pole

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