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9 January 2023


Tasmanian Literary Awards 2022 winners announced

The recipients of the 2022 Tasmanian Literary Awards were announced in December. The winners in each category, chosen from shortlists announced in November, are: Young readers and children ($25,000) Ella... Read more
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VPLAs 2023 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2023 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards were announced in December. The shortlisted and highly commended works in each category are: Fiction ($25,000) An Exciting and Vivid Inner... Read more
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Splatt awarded Beatrice Davis Editorial Fellowship

The Australian Publishers Association (APA) has announced Allen & Unwin editor Sophie Splatt as the recipient of the 2022–23 Beatrice Davis Editorial Fellowship (BDEF). An editor of books for children... Read more
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Clarke joins HGCP with two-book deal x

Hardie Grant Children’s Publishing (HGCP) has acquired two books by Maxine Beneba Clarke. Releasing in June 2023, the first title, It’s the Sound of the Thing: 100 new poems for... Read more

Dohle steps down as PRH CEO

Bertelsmann, parent company of Penguin Random House (PRH), announced in December last year that PRH CEO Markus Dohle was stepping down from the role at the end of 2022, ‘and... Read more


Viking Women: Life and lore (Lisa Hannett, Thames & Hudson) x

Literature academic and speculative fiction author Lisa Hannett has written an evocative account of the varied lives of women during the Viking era. Hannett uses her vast knowledge of Vikings... Read more


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