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IPEd: Call for nominations for the 2019 Rosie Award

8 November 2018
The Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) has opened the call for nominations for the 2019 Rosie Award. The Rosie is an award to recognise excellence in editing, as demonstrated in...

ABA Christmas parties and Rep of the Year Awards

31 October 2018
Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) is holding Christmas parties in both Victoria and New South Wales, and will be announcing the Rep of the Year Awards for each state at the events....

Editors NSW: Seminar on ethics in editing

24 October 2018
Editors NSW is running its biennial seminar on ethics in editing, which this year focuses on ethics facing editors, both in their business dealings and in the practice of editing....

Editors NSW: Basic copyright and copyright issues

17 October 2018
Editors NSW is running a workshop with Olivia Lanchester, Legal Services Manager at the Australian Society of Authors (ASA), who will talk through the basics of copyright and the copyright...

CBCA 2019 conference announced

3 October 2018
The Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) has announced that its National Conference will be held from 31 May to 2 June 2019 at QT Hotel in Canberra. The 13th...

Varuna: Publisher Introduction Program applications open

3 October 2018
Varuna, the Writers' House is calling for applications for Publisher Introduction Program (PIP). The program includes a seven-day residency at Varuna and a manuscript consultation. In 2019, participating publishers include...

Editors NSW: The business of being a freelance editor

26 September 2018
Editors NSW is presenting a workshop on the business of being a freelance editor with Rhonda Daniels, owner of freelance editing business Right with Rhonda. Sessions include: Knowing the numbers: understanding income,...

Entries open for SLV’s Foundry658 program

5 September 2018
Applications are open for business development program Foundry658, which is run by the State Library of Victoria (SLV) and partners. The program aims to help creative entrepreneurs and organisations develop...

Entries open for 2018 Penguin Literary Prize

5 September 2018
Submissions are now open for the 2018 Penguin Literary Prize, which aims to find and develop new Australian authors of literary fiction and nonfiction. The prize winner receives $20,000, and...

Editors NSW: Word Styles workshop

5 September 2018
Editors NSW is running a workshop on Word Styles, a feature for defining the levels and elements of a manuscript, presented by trainer Denise Tsagaris. The workshop will give attendees the...

ABA announces Kids’ Reading Guide

29 August 2018
The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) has announced that this year's Kids' Reading Guide will use All the Ways to Be Smart (Davina Bell & Allison Colpoys, Scribble) for its cover...

CLNZ Contestable Fund Grants 2018

15 August 2018
Each year a portion of the revenue allocated to the Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) Cultural Fund is made available in a contestable fund. This year, $75,000 is available for...

APA announcements

8 August 2018
Applications for industry internship program now open Publishers can now apply to host an intern as part of the Publishing Industry Internship Program. Applications are considered for the value of their prepared internship...

Stella Prize 2019 open for entries

1 August 2018
Entries are now open for the 2019 Stella Prize, presented for the best work of literature—fiction or nonfiction—published in 2018 by an Australian woman. Discounted early-bird entries are open until...

Editors NSW: Thesis editing workshop

1 August 2018
Editors NSW is running a workshop for people with little or no experience of thesis editing who wish to explore what is involved. It is also suitable for editors who...

Australian Copyright Council: ‘Understanding Copyright’ seminars

25 July 2018
Australian Copyright Council is running the 'Understanding Copyright' seminars to educate various industries and sectors on copyright. It aims to cover all the important aspects of copyright and deliver the most up-to-date information. Copyright for Educational...

ASA: Self-publishing workshop

25 July 2018
Australian Society of Authors is running a two-day, in-depth workshop that will cast light on the myths and realities of self-publishing in 2018 and increase publishing success This workshop offers:...

Entries for 2019 Australian Library Design Awards now open

18 July 2018
Entries for the second Australian Library Design Awards (ALDAs) are now open. There are four categories: public libraries, academic libraries, school libraries and special libraries. There will also be an ALIA Members’...

ABA: Love Your Bookshop Day set for 11 August

11 July 2018
This year's Love Your Bookshop Day (LYBD) will be held on Saturday, 11 August. To help booksellers celebrate, the Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) has some things to get everyone started—posters,...

ASA: Writing with Kate Forsyth

11 July 2018
The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) is running a series of online writing classes with Kate Forsyth. These include: Establishing Your Writing Practice (27 September, 11.30am - 12.30pm) Editing and...

Storyology festival 2018

11 July 2018
The Walkley Foundation’s Storyology journalism festival will be held in Brisbane and Sydney in July. The festival has a program of public talks and exhibitions that showcase great journalism. Guest...

ABA booksellers’ training

4 July 2018
The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) is holding a one-day training event for booksellers. Sessions will include: Nielsen Bookscan for book industry staff A day in the life of a publishing...

WritingWA: WA Premier’s Book Awards forum

4 July 2018
WritingWA is hosting a two-day forum to provide Western Australian sector practitioners with an opportunity to discuss current trends, issues and opportunities. Included in the program is a session with...

 

 

 

 

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