Books+Publishing newsletter
Image. Advertisement:
1 August 2023


Inaugural DANZ award to celebrate diverse children's fiction

The new biennial DANZ (Diversity in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand) Children’s Book Award has been established ‘to recognise, award, and celebrate diverse children’s fiction’. In partnership with the Australian... Read more
Image. Advertisement:


Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize shortlist announced

The Australian Book Review (ABR) has announced the shortlist for the 2023 Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. The shortlisted stories are: ‘Black Wax’ by Winter Bel (France/UK) ‘The Mannequin’ by Rowan Heath (Victoria) ‘Our... Read more
Image. Advertisement:


UQP acquires Figueroa Barroso debut x

UQP has acquired world rights to debut novel Hailstones Fell without Rain by Natalia Figueroa Barroso. Hailstones Fell without Rain is a semi-autobiographical novel that focuses on the experiences of... Read more
Image. Advertisement:


Borderland (Graham Akhurst, UWA Publishing) x

Jono is a young Indigenous man who has little connection to Country and community. While his best friend, Jenny, seems to know exactly who she is, Jono struggles with his... Read more



Contact us


Please note that all editorial staff at Books+Publishing work part-time.

Editorial queries should be addressed to to reach the team.

News editor
Brad Jefferies

Managing editor, publications
Matthia Dempsey

Angela Glindemann

Digital producer
Andrew Wrathall

Classifieds, jobs and notices

Display advertising

Select newsletters

Select which newsletters you’d like to receive here.
Unsubscribe from individual newsletters here.
Or unsubscribe from all newsletters here.

View articles

Purchase a subscription to Books+Publishing to view all articles on the website.

If you need help with your subscription, please email the subscriptions team.

Follow us