What fun we had this evening here in (freezing cold) Auckland, New Zealand, staging a little French soiree to select the winner of a signed copy of Triumph: Collected Stories by Lizzie Harwood, as promoted here in A Kiwi Writer in Paris.
I reach into the golden bowl…
(Image copyright C. Barron 2015)
…and our winner is…
If you haven’t already, leave a comment on my Kiwi Writer in Paris post and you could win a signed copy of Lizzie Harwood’s stay-awake-till-midnight-to-finish short story collection, Triumph.
It’s that easy.
But do it now, because entries close in two sleep’s time, on Saturday 20th June—Paris time, darling, because that’s where lovely Lizzie lives. Loving ‘lliteration this fine Thursday…
And just because I’m feeling nostalgic as all hell that it’s a whole year since I was in Paris, here’s me on a very happy day in my life:
Moi in Paris, July 2015
Au revoir mes chéris!
This week I interview talented New Zealand writer living in Paris, Lizzie Harwood, about life before and after writing, and our mutual obsession with Paris. From pink Mini Coopers to a school for creative inspiration—Lizzie isn’t afraid to dream big. We love that at lovewordsmusic.com.
You too can be part of the dream—leave a comment before Friday 20 June (5pm) and Lizzie will send one of you lucky things a signed copy of her book about feisty and fabulous women: Triumph: Collected Stories. Lizzie’s stories are read-past-midnight fantastic.
Lizzie Harwood. Photo credit: sarahgardan.com
Thank you to everyone who entered the competition to win a copy of The Free by Willy Vlautin. Thanks also to the lovely Jane at Allen & Unwin for supplying the prizes. And of course a big wahoo and congratulations to our two winners. Read on to find out if it was you…I swear it was not rigged…
‘The Free’, by Willy Vlautin, Faber and Faber, London, 2014
Tell me what book author Willy Vlautin told me I should read in my post Beer and Books with Willy Vlautin and The Delines (clue: it won the 1984 Pulitzer) and you go in the draw to win a copy of Vlautin’s latest book, The Free. I’ve read it. It’s amazing. Entries close Friday 15th November, 2014. Winners notified by email.
A big thank you to Allen & Unwin Australia for supplying the prize.