In this month's New Zealand Author

Written By Lingkar Dunia on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 | 11:54 PM

The bi-monthly journal of the NZ Society of Authors, June/July 2011

* CEO Maggie Tarver reports on the National Council Meeting in Nelson

* "A View from Fellworth House" -- Adrian Blackburn reports more informally on the AGM

* "The Geratric Garden" -- a poem by Mona Randall

* "A convoluted clarification" -- Maggie Tarver chases that strange business of spreading tax from a windfall sale over the unprofitable writing years

* "Ready for Challenge" -- Tony Simpson talks about the challenge to writers of the internet publishing revolution

* "Talent Will Out" -- a feature on the three new creative talents ... Lynn Jenner, Pip Adam, Poia Rewi -- who won  (respectively) the poetry, fiction, and non-fiction first published book awards.

* "Bay set to Shine" -- a feature by Jenny Argante on the new branch in the Bay of Plenty

* "An Honour Indeed" -- Maggie Tarver's cover feature on the huge possibilities of the Guest of Honour status at the Frankfurt Book Fair, 2012

* "The Passion in Person" -- Trudi Caffell's take on the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival.

* "Weird but wonderful" -- Michele Fowles checks on Auckland University's Wordy Day Out

* "The Chinese Inquisition" -- Sarah Laing talks with passion about her experiences at Chinese literary festivals

* "An Honour Deserved" -- and deserved, indeed. Frances Cherry interviews Marilyn Duckworth, NZSA's new President of Honour

* "Beattie's Blat" -- Graham Beattie, of Beatties Book Blog (see link in RH column) has a new regular column, in which he chats informally about current trends in the industry.


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