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1 December 2022

Trade Christmas closing dates 2022

Books+Publishing has collated company closing dates for the Christmas and New Year holiday period (see table below). The Books+Publishing office will close on Wednesday, 14 December and reopen Monday, 9... Read more
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UQP announces new First Nations Classics series x

UQP has announced the launch of a First Nations Classics series, with the first instalment to be released in June 2023. The publisher said the inspiration behind the new series... Read more
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Gilliatt joins Left Bank Literary x

Former Allen & Unwin (A&U) publishing director Tom Gilliatt has joined Left Bank Literary (LBL) as an agent. Gilliatt joined A&U in 2014 and finished in late September this year.... Read more
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Sorrento Writers Festival announce new writing prize x

The Sorrento Writers Festival, a new four-day event created by former bookseller Corrie Perkin and scheduled for April 2023 on Victoria’s Morning Peninsula, has established a $5000 new writing prize.... Read more

Agents pledge to not submit work to HarperCollins US

More than 150 literary agents have signed an open letter pledging not to submit new work to HarperCollins US in support of striking workers, reports the Bookseller. Approximately 250 unionised... Read more


This Time It's Real (Ann Liang, Penguin) x

Ann Liang’s This Time it’s Real is a vibrant young adult romantic comedy with its heart in the right place. When 17-year-old Eliza Lin’s school essay about her fabricated love... Read more



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