Email digest: Wed 8 August 2012

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Tonight New Holland are launching a unique collection of travel writings by New Zealanders – click the link to the see… 

Book News
Here are the 2012 New Zealand Post Book Awards Judges’ Notes

Just talked to the Sunday Star Times and the short story competition is “in development” – will definitely happen in 2012.

Situations Vacant
Victoria University is advertising a lectureship in creative writing 

New releases
“Please sort through Mark’s responses to Damian’s suggestions to Mark’s responses to my queries about Jane and… 

New release book: Houses of Stone by David Bateman

From around the internet
Excellent use of the word literally by Joan Druett “Capital Times and Tupaia: Writer falls into the past”