Poet John Tranter has launched an online poetry research journal. The Journal of Poetics Research (JPR) will publish research articles, book reviews, interviews and some creative writing, and will be ‘generally... Read more
White Paper offers recommendations for improved library e-content An international E-Data Quality Working Group consisting of library professionals, content providers and OCLC has published a... Read more
Sarah Sandley has resigned as chair of the Auckland Writers’ Festival board and will be replaced by deputy chair Phillipa Muir. Nicola Legat has been appointed deputy chair and Josephine Green has... Read more
It’s on again—the annual Indigenous Literacy Foundation trivia night at Paddo RSL on Wednesday 5 November. Quizmaster Richard Glover will host the evening and there will be scores of fantastic prizes and auction items. Bid for David Malouf to visit your book club; a weekend in the Hunter Valley; theatre tickets and terrific artwork. Don’t miss it! Book tickets here.
Thorpe-Bowker congratulates RMIT librarian Julia Leong, winner of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Conference iPad competition. Along with an iPad, Leong will receive a 12-month subscription to Books+Publishing. The competition was open to attendees at the ALIA National Conference in Melbourne on 15-19 September.
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