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22 August 2023

Allan among redundancies at PRHNZ

Penguin Random House New Zealand (PRHNZ) had laid off three senior staff, including fiction publisher Harriet Allan, reports Allan had worked for PRHNZ and its earlier incarnations for over... Read more


Full program announced for Ubud 2023

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) has announced the full line-up for its 20th-anniversary festival program, which will run from 18–22 October 2023 in Ubud, Indonesia. Australian and New Zealand... Read more
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Book cover of Venomous Lumpsucker by Ned Beauman, featuring a jellyfish-like marine creature


Beauman wins 2023 Arthur C Clarke Award for ‘Venomous Lumpsucker’

Ned Beauman’s Venomous Lumpsucker (Sceptre) has won the 2023 Arthur C Clarke Award for science fiction, reports the Guardian. Described by the publisher as a ‘zoological thriller for the age... Read more


Unholy Terrors (Lyndall Clipstone, Penguin) x

Unholy Terrors is an alluring, gothic tale of forbidden love and shifting allegiances in a land of magic and monsters. Everline Blackthorn is not like the other wardens who guard... Read more
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