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5 April 2022


NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2022 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2022 New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards have been announced. The shortlisted titles in each category are: Christina Stead Prize for Fiction ($40,000) Dark as Last... Read more


Simpson named UTS New Writer in Residence

Yuwaalaraay storyteller, performer and author Nardi Simpson has been selected as the Copyright Agency-University of Technology Sydney (UTS) New Writer in Residence for 2022. Simpson is the author of Song... Read more
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SCBWI Picture Book Illustrator Awards open to Aotearoa NZ creators

After running as a trial in 2021, the SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) Picture Book Illustrator Awards have received three-year funding from the Copyright Agency. SCBWI regional... Read more


Storytorch acquires Pierlot nonfiction picture book x

Storytorch Press has acquired world rights to nonfiction picture book What Will You Make Today? by Canberra-based author and playwright Maura Pierlot. To be illustrated by Triandhika Anjani, What Will... Read more
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PRH profit, revenue up in 2021

Penguin Random House (PRH) has recorded a 9.2% profit growth on a 6% revenue rise in 2021, as reported by parent company Bertelsmann. PRH global revenue reached €4.03 billion (A$5.86b),... Read more
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