Tag Archives: Louise Wrightson

National Poetry Day, 22nd August 2014
Events
September 25, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

National Poetry Day, 22nd August 2014

Invitation to and photographs from NZ National Poetry Day 2014. We had seven poets read – all published by Victoria University Press.

Buyer’s Anxiety Cartoon, 1990
Backstage
September 20, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Buyer’s Anxiety Cartoon, 1990

Marion Castree’s cartoon captures the peculiar anxiety that comes when buying for the shop for the first time.

Waiting Shelter Launch, 1991
Launches
September 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Waiting Shelter Launch, 1991

Photographs from the launch of Waiting Shelter by Jenny Bornholdt, published by Victoria University Press and launched at Unity Books, Perrett’s Corner.

Chris Maclean & Jock Phillips Launch, 23rd May 1990
Events
September 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Chris Maclean & Jock Phillips Launch, 23rd May 1990

An invitation to the launch of The Sorrow and the Pride: New Zealand War Memorials by Chris Maclean and Jock Phillips, published by the Department of Internal Affairs – Historical…

Menton Book Donations, 1991
NZ Book Trade
September 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Menton Book Donations, 1991

An article by Iona McNaughton detailing an effort spearheaded by Louise Wrightson to stock the bookcases of Isola Bella with books and the enthusiastic response by publishers and former holders…

Romania Donations, 21st June 1933
NZ Book Trade
September 12, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Romania Donations, 21st June 1933

After Daniela Crasnaru made a visit to New Zealand for Writers and Readers Week, she made a plea in The Evening Post for help getting children’s books for Romania, where…