Inside the Australian and New Zealand book industry

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Covid-19 is already affecting writers’ incomes

‘As review space has shrunk over the years, live events have become even more crucial. Writers’ festivals, launches and events promote our books, our passion, our intellectual capital. They give us momentum. They give us community. All that is gone for now. We need to come up with solutions.’—Sophie Cunningham argues that the Covid-19 crisis will further reduce writers’ already-low incomes.


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