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29 July 2022

Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize shortlist announced

The Australian Book Review (ABR) has announced the shortlist for the 2022 Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. The shortlisted stories and their authors are: ‘Dog Park’ by Nina Cullen ‘Natural Wonder’ by... Read more


UQP acquires Wagan Watson short story collection x

UQP has acquired world rights to poet Samuel Wagan Watson’s first short story collection, New and Used Ghosts. The collection of ghost stories interrogates and celebrates myth, legend and secrets... Read more
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Books in the media this weekend, 30–31 July x

A round-up of the books being reviewed and mentioned in key media this coming weekend.  National  The Saturday Paper  A System So Magnificent It Is Blinding (Amanda Svensson, Scribe) Lessons... Read more


Glass Bell Award 2022 shortlist announced

In the UK, the shortlist for the £2000 (A$3500) Goldsboro Glass Bell Award has been announced. The shortlisted novels are: We Are All Birds of Uganda (Hafsa Zayyan, Merky Books)... Read more
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Be Careful, Xiao Xin! (Alice Pung, illus by Sher Rill Ng, Working Title Press) x

The bilingual picture book Be Careful, Xiao Xin! shows us how hard it can be for a young child to move towards independence and for a family to keep their... Read more
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