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14 February 2023


PRH signs Johns in two-book deal x

Penguin Random House Australia (PRH) has acquired world rights to the novel The Other Bridget Jones by Rachael Johns in a two-book deal, agented by Helen Breitwieser of Cornerstone Literary.... Read more

Judith Wright Poetry Prize, Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize shortlists

The shortlists for the 2022 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize and Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize have been announced. The eight poems shortlisted for the Judith Wright Poetry Prize are:... Read more
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B&N sales up in 2022

In the US, sales at chain bookseller Barnes & Noble (B&N) in 2022 were ‘very comfortably’ above pre-pandemic levels, reports Publishers Weekly (PW). CEO James Daunt told PW 2022 was... Read more


The Anniversary (Stephanie Bishop, Hachette) x

The Anniversary is a book that’s hard to describe: the writing is quiet, meandering, full of thoughts on art and the act of creative expression. And yet, it is also... Read more
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