Literary News and Bookish Potpourri — April 14, 2013

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Awards and Honours

nz post childrens book awardsbook-icon-smallestNZ Post Children’s Book Awards Finalists

book-icon-smallestcommonwealth prize logo3 NZ writers on Commonwealth Short Story Prize Shortlist

book-icon-smalleststorylines logoStorylines Book Awards Winners Announced

book-icon-smallest2013 Notable Books List also Announced

book-icon-smallestroyal society of nz book prize2013 Royal Society of NZ Science Book Prize Shortlist

book-icon-smallesthippocrates prizeNZ poet on 2013 Hippocrates Prize Shortlist

nz post childrens book awardsbook-icon-smallestVoting open for Children’s Choice Award 2013

book-icon-smallestcreative nzPrime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement:

     Nominations Open

Recent Losses to Literature

book-icon-smallestchinua achebeNigerian author Chinua Achebe died March 21, 2013, age 82

book-icon-smallestbarbara andersonNZ author Barbara Anderson died March 24, 2013, age 86.

More Sad News

book-icon-smallestiain banksIain Banks diagnosed with gall bladder cancer,

The Quarry to be his last novel

Bookish NZ News

book-icon-smallestwellington writers walkWellington Writers Walk — Four New Sculptures

book-icon-smallestbest new zealand poems 2012Best NZ Poems Now On-line

book-icon-smallestradio nz nationalThe Thrill of Falling by Witi Ihimaera on Radio NZ National


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