Email digest: Monday 10 June 2013

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Events
Everyone is invited to come and celebrate Sarah Broom’s life and work  at a Poetry Live reading in Auckland… 

Writing + researching Wellington stories – a talk by Judy Siers writer publisher historian at Thistle Inn, Wellington tomorrow Tues June 11 6.15 pm free

Book News
Very sorry to report the news that Iain Banks has died 

Creative New Zealand $100,000 Michael King Writer’s Fellowship announced

Author Kyle Mewburn named new president for the NZ Society of Authors 

Conference information
Booksellers : I’ve added HarperCollins, Nielsen Book Scan and Otago University Press to the conference trade booking schedule 

New release book
The Devouring Dragon by Craig Simons 

Book reviews
Snakes and Ladders by Mary-Anne Scott

‘It’s so good, it’s a little frightening.’ THE FLAMETHROWERS by Rachel Kushner — review: 

Solid five stars for Amanda Knox’s memoir Waiting to be Heard. Review here: 

From around the internet
Sarah Jane Barnett interviewed. Sarah is taking part in THE EXERCISE BOOK LIVE.

Mortal Fire by Elizabeth Knox 

Situations Vacant
Experienced Book Buyer – University Bookshop Otago 

Booksellers – Full time, Part Time, & Casual positions 

Academic Manager – UBS Otago 

Print and Logistics Coordinator, PQ Blackwell 

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