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MEAA session for book publishing staff

29 May 2019
The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) is holding a session for book publishing staff wondering how to go about organising their own workplace and what supports/entitlements are available. The...

Inaugural Janet Mackenzie Medal open for nominations

29 May 2019
The inaugural Janet Mackenzie Medal, named after founding member of Editors Victoria Janet Mackenzie, is now open for nominations. The medal is given to an outstanding professional editor who has...

Ford Street titles no longer available through ASO

29 May 2019
Ford Street titles will no longer be available via Australian Standing Orders. Mindcull by K H Canobi will be the last title. NewSouth represents Ford Street, so library suppliers and...

State memorial for Les Murray

29 May 2019
A state memorial for Les Murray will be held on Wednesday, 12 June at 2pm in the Mitchell Library Reading Room, State Library of New South Wales. Doors will open...

Children’s bookselling and publishing seminar

29 May 2019
The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) and Australian Publishers Association (APA) are running the Between the Covers, Behind the Counter: Children’s bookselling and publishing seminar with a new program. This specialist...

Publishers Publicity Circle update

22 May 2019
The next Sydney Publishers Publicity Circle (PPC) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 19 June at Allen & Unwin, 83 Alexander Street, Crows Nest. Lara Wallace is chair of the...

Varuna: Advanced memoir residential masterclass

22 May 2019
Varuna is accepting applications for Advanced Memoir: A Residential Masterclass with Patti Miller. Join acclaimed memoirist Patti Miller for a very special week at Varuna, the National Writers’ House in...

ILF Great Book Swap

15 May 2019
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation has opened registrations for this year's Great Book Swap. As part of UNESCO’s focus on Indigenous languages this year, ILF is inviting workplaces to find out...

Editors Victoria: Dinner meeting with Joe Reich

15 May 2019
Editors Victoria is holding a dinner meeting with Joe Reich, the recently appointed director of Melbourne Jewish Book Week. Reich will speak about what’s involved and what it’s like to...

The Next Chapter 2019 applications open

8 May 2019
Applications for The Next Chapter 2019 are now open. Run by the Wheeler Centre, The Next Chapter is a scheme for supporting new Australian writers. It offers 10 writers funding...

Editors NSW: Grammar workshop

17 April 2019
Editors NSW is running a workshop on grammar with Tony Spencer-Smith. The workshop will cover the basics of parts of speech through to the tricky aspects of misplaced modifiers and...

Books at MIFF: Submissions open

10 April 2019
Submissions are now open for the 37ºSouth’s Books at MIFF (BaM) program. Australian and NZ publishers and literary agents who are film rights holders of books that have cinematic potential...

Editors Victoria: Dinner meeting

10 April 2019
Editors Victoria is holding a dinner meeting featuring Peter Davies. Formerly the assistant manager, reports and communications, in the Victorian Attorney-General’s department, Davis will reveal the ins and outs of...

ACT Book of the Year: evaluation survey

27 March 2019
artsACT is undertaking an evaluation of the ACT Book of the Year Award, as part of reviewing all arts funding programs to inform the development of the ACT Arts Funding...

Editors NSW: Educational publishing presentation

27 March 2019
Editors NSW is running a presentation on educational publishing, presented by Dr Gurdish Gill. The presentation will look at the fast-paced world of educational publishing: how it functions and what...

ABDA: Awards presentation date confirmed

20 March 2019
The Australian Book Designers Association (ABDA) has announced the winners presentation for the 2019 Australian Book Design Awards will be held at the State Library of New South Wales on...

PANZ Book Design Awards entries open

20 March 2019
Publishers Association of NZ (PANZ) has announced it has opened entries for the 2019 Book Design Awards. All entry forms and criteria are also available on the website. Entries close...

George Robertson Awards nominations open

27 February 2019
The Australian Publishers Association has opened nominations for the George Robertson Awards. The awards acknowledge the contribution made by people who have devoted 30 years or more of distinguished service to...

Editors Victoria: Dinner meeting with Joe Reich

27 February 2019
For its first meeting of the year, the Victorian branch of IPEd (Editors Victoria) is trialling a new venue: the Coffee Head Cafe in Camberwell. The guest speaker will be...

ABIA Business Award nominations open

20 February 2019
Australian Publishers Association (APA) has announced that nominations are now open for the ABIA Business Awards in the categories: Publisher of the Year Small Publisher of the Year Retailer of...

ACT Writers Centre: Hardcopy program applications open

13 February 2019
Applications for the 2019 Hardcopy program are now open. Hardcopy is a professional development program for emerging Australian writers, and the focus for the 2019 program will be on nonfiction....

CBCA Vic: Night of the Notables and award events

13 February 2019
Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) announces that the CBCA Awards will be hosted by the Victorian Branch. The event schedule is as follows: Notable Books will be revealed on CBCA...

Editors NSW workshop: Intermediate to advanced Word

13 February 2019
Editors NSW is running a workshop on intermediate to advanced Word, presented by Denise Tsagaris. This Microsoft Word workshop will provide experienced users with the skills to work with document...

ABIA nominations closing soon

6 February 2019
Australian Publishers Association (APA) would like to remind publishers that nominations for the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) close 5pm, Monday 11 February. See the Nominations page for award category descriptions...