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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...

‘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The Daily newsletter will not be published tomorrow, 10 April, or on Monday, 13 April, due to the Easter public holidays.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...

Add your Covid-19 response to our list of bookshops

30 March 2020
Things are changing rapidly as state and federal governments continue to update their advice regarding Covid-19 measures. We are continuing to update our list of bookshop responses to the outbreak,...

No ‘Daily’ on Monday 

6 March 2020
Please note that, due to the public holiday on Monday (Victoria, South Australia, ACT and Tasmania), the next Daily newsletter will be published on Tuesday, 10 March.

‘WBN’ published Thursday next week

4 March 2020
Please note that, due to the public holiday on Monday (Victoria, South Australia, ACT and Tasmania), the next Weekly Book Newsletter will be published on Thursday, 12 March. The deadline...

No ‘Daily’ on Monday 

24 January 2020
Please note that, due to the public holiday on Monday, the next Daily newsletter will be published on Tuesday, 28 January.

‘WBN’ published Thursday next week

22 January 2020
Please note that, due to the Australia Day public holiday in lieu on Monday, the next Weekly Book Newsletter will be published on Thursday, 30 January. The deadline for classifieds and...

Christmas survey: deadline extended

22 January 2020
Books+Publishing is currently conducting its Christmas survey of booksellers and publishers. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey online. We're accepting submissions until midnight (AEST), Monday 26 January....

Save 25% on individual annual subscriptions

15 January 2020
If you’re not a Books+Publishing subscriber, we’d like to take the opportunity to invite you to sign up with a 25% discount on individual annual subscriptions until the end of January...

Please complete our Christmas survey

15 January 2020
Books+Publishing is currently conducting its Christmas survey of booksellers and publishers. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey online. We're accepting submissions until Thursday, 23 January. Booksellers If...

Books+Publishing office move

14 January 2020
Books+Publishing has moved to a new office and has a new postal address. Please send all future postal items, including advance reading copies, to the following address: PO Box 42,...

Final ‘WBN’ for 2019

11 December 2019
Today’s Weekly Book Newsletter (WBN) is the last for 2019 and the newsletter will return on Wednesday, 15 January. The Daily Newsletter will return on Monday, 13 January. The Books+Publishing...

Final ‘B+P Daily’ for 2019

6 December 2019
This issue of the Books+Publishing Daily will be the last for 2019. The Daily will return on Monday, 13 January 2020. The Books+Publishing team wishes our subscribers all the best...

Christmas closing list: Final chance to submit dates

27 November 2019
Publishers and distributors have one more chance to advise Books+Publishing of their Christmas closing dates. If your business doesn’t appear on this week’s list, please submit your business closing dates before...

Christmas closing list 2019

27 November 2019
  Company Last day of business in 2019  First day of business in 2020 Alliance Distribution Services Closed only on public holidays (see classified) Allen & Unwin Tuesday, 24 December...

Christmas closing list: Submissions due Monday

20 November 2019
Publishers and distributors are asked to submit their Christmas closing dates by 5pm, Monday 25 November. A full list will appear in the Weekly Book Newsletter on Wednesday 4 December....

No ‘Daily’ on Tuesday

4 November 2019
Please note that, due to the Melbourne Cup holiday on Tuesday, the next Daily newsletter will be published on Wednesday, 6 November.

‘WBN’ published Thursday next week

30 October 2019
Please note that due to the Melbourne Cup holiday in Victoria on Tuesday, 5 November, the next Weekly Book Newsletter will be published on Thursday, 7 November.