Over 120 people dragged themselves away from a Dockers home game to attend the launch of Bad Seed by Alan Carter at New Edition Bookshop this month. It was a great celebration for the third book in the Cato Kwong series and one which coincided with the launch of Alan’s Prime Cut in Germany.
Radio NZ will be running a twelve-part reading of The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt by Tracy Farr beginning on 29 October. Details will be posted on the Radio NZ webpage and will include an introduction from Tracy, pictures and links to other information.
Even thoughThe Break is Deb Fitzpatrick's first foray into adult fiction, this beautiful novel is also suitable for upper secondary school students. A freelance editor and writer, Deb has a Master of Arts (Creative Writing) from UWA and teaches professional writing and editing at Curtin University. Before The Break, Deb published two books for young adults and one for younger readers. Both young adult novels were made Notable Books by the Children’s Book Council of Australia.
Ray Glickman will return to his previous stomping ground to launch his debut novel Reality at Readings St Kilda on Thursday 3 July. The former Executive Manager for the City of St Kilda said the council loomed large in his portrayal of the central character’s working life.