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Books+Publishing turns 100 today!

10 June 2021
Books+Publishing owners Gary and Vanessa Pengelly along with former managing director Michael Webster write: Today, 10 June 2021, marks the 100-year anniversary of Books+Publishing (B+P), the uniquely Australian publishing industry...

Next ‘WBN’ to be published Thursday

31 March 2021
Please note that, due to the Easter Monday public holiday on 5 April, the next Weekly Book Newsletter will be published on Thursday, 8 April. The deadline for classifieds and...

No ‘Daily’ on Monday

4 March 2021
Please note there will be no Daily newsletter next Monday, 8 March, due to the Labour Day public holiday (Victoria, South Australia, ACT and Tasmania). Also due to the public...

Fi Tunnicliff departs B+P

10 February 2021
Books+Publishing (B+P) advertising manager Fi Tunnicliff is leaving after almost five years with the organisation. The staff at B+P wish her all the very best in her new career. B+P...

No ‘Daily’ on Tuesday

25 January 2021
Please note that, due to the public holiday on Tuesday, the next Daily newsletter will be published on Wednesday, 27 January. This week's Weekly Book Newsletter will be published on...

Next ‘WBN’ to be published on Thursday

20 January 2021
Please note that, due to the public holiday on Tuesday, 26 January, the next Weekly Book Newsletter will be published on Thursday, 28 January. The deadline for classifieds and job...

Please complete our Christmas survey—deadline extended

13 January 2021
Books+Publishing is currently conducting its annual Christmas survey of booksellers and publishers. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey online. We are now accepting submissions until Monday, 1...

Final ‘B+P Daily’ for 2020

11 December 2020
This issue of the Books+Publishing Daily will be the last for 2020. The Daily will return on Monday, 11 January 2021. The Books+Publishing team wishes our subscribers all the best...

Final ‘WBN’ for 2020

9 December 2020
Today’s Weekly Book Newsletter is the last for 2020 and the newsletter will return on Wednesday, 13 January. The final Daily newsletter for 2020 is this Friday, 11 December. It will...

Final WBN next week

2 December 2020
Please note that next week's Weekly Book Newsletter will be the final one of the year. The deadline for classifieds and job advertisement submissions is 12 noon Tuesday, 8 December.

Christmas closing list 2020

2 December 2020
Books+Publishing has collated company closing dates for the Christmas and New Year holiday period. (more…)

Christmas closing list 2020

25 November 2020
Company Last day of business in 2020  First day of business in 2021 About3 (trading as CoInfo) Wednesday, 23 December (closing midday) Thursday, 14 January Alliance Distribution Services Closed only...

Christmas closing list: Reminder to submit dates

18 November 2020
Publishers and distributors are asked to submit their Christmas closing dates by 5pm this Friday, 20 November. A full list will appear in the Weekly Book Newsletter on Wednesday, 25 November. This...

Christmas closing list: Submissions due

11 November 2020
Publishers and distributors are asked to submit their Christmas closing dates by 5pm Friday, 20 November. A full list will appear in the Weekly Book Newsletter on Wednesday, 25 November....

No ‘Daily’ on Tuesday

2 November 2020
Please note that, due to the Melbourne Cup holiday on Tuesday, the next Daily newsletter will be published on Wednesday, 4 November. This week's Weekly Book Newsletter will be published...

‘WBN’ published Thursday next week

28 October 2020
Please note that due to the Melbourne Cup holiday in Victoria on Tuesday, 3 November, the next Weekly Book Newsletter will be published on Thursday, 5 November.

No ‘Daily’ on Friday

21 October 2020
Please note that due to Victoria's AFL Grand Final public holiday on Friday, 23 October, the next 'Daily' newsletter will be published on Monday, 26 October.

Reminder: Love Your Bookshop Day this Saturday

2 October 2020
The Australian Booksellers Association's (ABA) annual Love Your Bookshop Day will take place this Saturday, 3 October. As well as an opportunity for Australian booksellers to thank their customers for...

Indigenous Literacy Day goes live around Australia

2 September 2020
Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) ambassador Jessica Mauboy and long-time supporter Archie Roach invite all Australians to join the national, virtual Indigenous Literacy Day (ILD) celebrations today, Wednesday 2 September. The 45-minute...

No ‘Daily’ on Monday 

5 June 2020
Please note that, due to the Queen’s Birthday holiday on Monday in all states except Queensland and Western Australia, the next Daily newsletter will be published on Tuesday, 9 June.

‘WBN’ published Thursday next week

3 June 2020
Please note that, due to the Queen’s Birthday holiday on Monday in all states except Queensland and Western Australia, the next Weekly Book Newsletter will be published on Thursday 11 June. The...

Change to Books+Publishing schedule

27 May 2020
From this week Books+Publishing will cease publication of the Wednesday morning edition of the Daily newsletter, and will instead include the day’s news in the Weekly Book Newsletter (WBN), alongside...

Changes at Books+Publishing

16 April 2020
Owner and publisher of Books+Publishing Gary Pengelly writes:  ‘Like everyone in the industry at this time, Books+Publishing continues to look for ways to contribute to the Australian bookselling and publishing...

Bookshops adapt to change: tell us your story

14 April 2020
We know the situation for retailers is changing daily amid Covid-19 restrictions. We also know that many booksellers, in finding new ways to connect with customers, are experiencing wonderful community...

No ‘Daily’ until Tuesday

9 April 2020
The Daily newsletter will not be published tomorrow, 10 April, or on Monday, 13 April, due to the Easter public holidays. The next Daily will be published Tuesday, 14 April. Next week's Weekly...

‘WBN’ published Thursday next week

8 April 2020
Please note that, due to the Easter break, the next Weekly Book Newsletter will be published on Thursday, 16 April. The deadline for classifieds and job advertisements is therefore 12...

CBCA shortlist announced at 12pm today

31 March 2020
The CBCA will announce its 2020 Book of the Year Shortlist online at midday AEDT on Tuesday March 31. CBCA national executive officer Kate Flamsteed told Books+Publishing that, in place...