This week’s buzz round-up looks at the controversial possible changes in the Man Booker Prize rules, New Zealand’s publishing decline, Frankfurt tips and more.
May 2014 will see the first AusNZ Festival of Literature and Arts take place in London, an effort to draw more attention to Australian and New Zealand literature.
When it comes to book marketing, social media is a honeytrap, never quite delivering on its promises, but a few simple best practices can vastly improve your results.
Though relatively small, the book business in New Zealand has proven resilient despite global economic tremors. E-books have had little impact as yet.
Four titles from New Zealand that will appeal to global readers include the war story Lives We Leave Behind by Maxine Alterio, ACB with Honora Lee by Kate de Goldi, and two culinary titles.
One of the smallest nations in the world, New Zealand, has become a key trading partner with one of the largest, China.
Fanfiction is rewriting the narrative of publishing and challenging convention, much like technology startups.
Maori author Witi Ihimaera, who wrote The Whale Rider, spoke at the Frankfurt Book Fair on Thursday about his work.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair, a panel of editors from New Zealand spoke about their favorite books of the season.
‘Ki te marae, tēnā koe,’ the traditional Maori greeting, welcomed guests in NYC to celebrate New Zealand as Guest of Honour at this fall’s Frankfurt Book Fair.