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23 May 2022


‘Shifting Grounds’ and ‘Vandemonians’ joint 2022 Ernest Scott Prize winners

Shifting Grounds: Deep histories of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland (Lucy Mackintosh, Bridget Williams Books) and Vandemonians: The repressed history of colonial Victoria (Janet McCalman, Miegunyah Press) have jointly won the 2022... Read more


Fijian writer Rokonadravu wins Commonwealth Short Story Prize Pacific category

Fijian writer Mary Rokonadravu has won the 2022 Commonwealth Short Story Prize in the Pacific category for her story ‘The Nightwatch’, described by Pacific region judge, Wiradjuri writer, poet and... Read more
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Williams appointed The Monthly editor

Schwartz Media has announced the appointment of Michael Williams as editor of The Monthly. Appointed interim artistic director of Sydney Writers’ Festival in late 2020, Williams delivered the festival’s 2021 and... Read more


‘The Murder Rule’ reaches number one x

Top 10 bestsellers The Murder Rule (Dervla McTiernan, HarperCollins) Heartstopper Volume One (Alice Oseman, Hodder Children’s Books) The World’s Worst Pets (David Walliams, HarperCollins) Bad Guys #15: Open Wide and... Read more
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Ventris to depart LBF

In the UK, director of the London Book Fair (LBF) Andy Ventris is expected to leave his role in the European summer, reports the Bookseller. Ventris, who was appointed in... Read more


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