NZF Writers & Readers: Political Pricking, with Sonny Liew, Sharon Murdoch & Toby Morris

Tara Black reviews Political Pricking, with Sonny Liew, Sharon Murdoch & Toby Morris

‘This session featured award–winning comics artist Sonny Liew from Singapore, and locals Sharon Murdoch (twice cartoonist of the year at the Canon Media Awards) and Toby Morris (The Side Eye); with filmmaker Jonathan King.’


You can catch Sonny Liew in his solo session Sonny Liew: Epic Comics at 5.45pm, Saturday, 10 March.

Image copyright Tara Black.


How to secure a bookshelf to the wall

Today is the one-year anniversary of Christchurch’s devastating earthquake; if you live outside the region and have spent the last year intending to secure your bookshelves then there’s no time like the present.

Read written instructions about how to do it.

Watch the video below for a demonstration on how to secure a bookshelf to a wall.

Email digest: Tuesday 21 February 2012

Meet Barbara Ewing at Marsden Books, Karori (Wellington) tonight

Fiona Farrell reads from THE BROKEN BOOK as part of the Christchurch Earthquake commemorations tomorrow

New releases
Introducing Lonely Planet’s new-look phrasebooks

I whānau au ki Kaiapoi by Te Maire Tau

A Commemorative Edition of Christchurch 22.2: Beyond the Cordon has been released

April release for The Gathering of the Lost by Helen Lowe

Book reviews/interviews
Author interview with Madeleine Tobert: The Sea on our Skin

NZSA Mentor Programme Applications close – Next Monday

From around the internet
A list of Young Adult fiction you must read- what would you add to the list? 

All I’ve ever wanted is a library with a ladder!

On the anniversary of the big Christchurch earthquake Jonathan King has coloured and posted a comic he did last year

Tuesday poem
Cardboard Crowns by Selina Tusitala Marsh