A large government grant to a “matchmaking books site” has shocked many in the literary community in Aotearoa.
The Ministry for Culture and Heritage is providing $500,000 to an company called Narrative Muse as part of the $374 million Covid recovery package for the arts sector.
Steve Braunias, writer and editor of Newsroom’s books section, has written about the response and joins Jesse to discuss.
From Radio New Zealand
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