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10 August 2023

An Unexpected Party

This is a must-read for anyone seeking a fresh take on the queer experience. From fantastical realms to real-world struggles, the stories in this anthology are honest and heartfelt—brimming with... Read more
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Ngaio Marsh Awards 2023 shortlists announced

The shortlists for this year’s Ngaio Marsh Awards for New Zealand crime, mystery or thriller writing have been announced. The titles shortlisted in each category are: Best nonfiction finalists The... Read more
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Indigenous Literacy Day to feature three bilingual children's books

The Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) will showcase three bilingual children’s books in three different First Nations languages this Indigenous Literacy Day, which will take place on Wednesday 6 September, and... Read more
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Sharjah International Book Fair to present inaugural translation rights awards

Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) has announced two new awards for publishing rights professionals selling translation rights, to be presented during the 2023 SIBF Publishers Conference, which runs from 29... Read more


The Sugar Palace (Fiona McIntosh, Michael Joseph) x

Set in 1920s Sydney, The Sugar Palace is a pacy historical adventure with the perfect dose of romance, and shifts between the shadows of Sydney’s criminal underbelly and The Rocks.... Read more

Asparagus Grass

‘Kurt Vonnegut meets Jason Bourne’ —Peter Goldsworthy AM, author of Maestro and Honk If You Are Jesus Mitch Kuiper works for the Council pulling out asparagus grass—a tough spiky weed... Read more



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