Introducing Kate Fortune –newly elected president of the Friends of the Turnbull Library

Introducing Kate Fortune –newly elected president of the Friends of the Turnbull Library

Kate Fortune was recently appointed as president of The Friends of the Turnbull Library, she has been a Committee member of the Friends of the Turnbull Library since 2002. Her working life featured a long involvement with books and publishing, which included heading the NZ Book Council (1977-80), Booksellers NZ (1980-87) and the NZ Film Archive (1990-91), and working for Allen & Unwin, Bridget Williams Books, and the publications unit of the National Library of Australia (1994-96). She was co-editor of The Pacific Islands: an encyclopedia (University of Hawaii Press, 2000). She is a board member of Peppercorn Press Charitable Trust, publisher of New Zealand Books Pukapuka Aotearoa.

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