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3 August 2023


Lloyd, Sandiford join UQP x

University of Queensland Press (UQP) has appointed Kate Lloyd as sales and distribution manager, and Erin Sandiford as rights and contracts manager. Loyd was most recently sales and marketing manager... Read more
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QBD Books opens Dubbo store

Bookselling chain QBD Books will open its 87th store in the NSW central west town of Dubbo, at the shopping centre Orana Mall on 12 August. QBD Books CEO Nick... Read more
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Pantera acquires Glenn debut thriller in two-book deal x

Pantera Press has acquired world rights for Susannah Glenn’s Between Husbands and Wives, a ‘gripping’ domestic thriller set in Far North Queensland, in a two-book deal. Between Husbands and Wives... Read more
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'The Idea of Australia' to become doco x

A documentary series based on The Idea of Australia: A search for the soul of the nation (Julianne Schultz, A&U) has received funding from Screen Australia. The four-part SBS series... Read more

US judge finds monopoly suit against Amazon should proceed

In the US, a magistrate judge has recommended a class action lawsuit accusing the Big Five publishers of colluding with Amazon to fix ebook prices be dismissed, but found the... Read more


Transgender Australia: A history since 1910 (Noah Riseman, MUP) x

Noah Riseman’s Transgender Australia: A History since 1910 is the first book that tracks Australian trans history and explores the lives and impacts of gender-diverse people. It’s important for LGBTQ+... Read more



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