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24 October 2022


‘Vandemonians' wins 2022 Victorian Premier’s History Award

Janet McCalman has won the Victorian Premier’s History Award, worth $5000, for her book Vandemonians: The repressed history of colonial Victoria (MUP). Chosen from a shortlist of 21 books, Vandemonians... Read more
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Tasmanian Literary Awards longlists announced

The longlists for the 2022 Tasmanian Literary Awards have been announced. The longlisted titles in each category, worth $25,000 each, are: Young readers and children Aster’s Good, Right Things (Kate... Read more
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VPLAs add children's award

The Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards (VPLAs) will add a new children’s book award worth $25,000. The Award for Children’s Literature will be presented to the creators of the best children’s... Read more
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S&S acquires Paterson debut historical novel x

Simon & Schuster Australia (S&S) has acquired the debut novel Where Light Meets Water by Susan Paterson. Former S&S publishing director Fiona Henderson acquired ANZ rights to the novel from... Read more

Around 90,000 attend Frankfurt

Around 90,000 visitors from more than 100 nations attended Frankfurt Book Fair’s (FBF) official trade days, reports Publishing Perspectives. FBF president and CEO Juergen Boos said the number of visitors... Read more


Seven Sisters (Katherine Kovacic, HarperCollins) x

Katherine Kovacic’s latest novel is an intense, page-turning psychological thriller that explores the depravity of domestic violence, the failings of the justice system and the lengths families will go in... Read more


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