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24 August 2023


Australia Reads announces Volume symposium program

Australia Reads has announced the program for Volume, a free day-long symposium dedicated to creating a stronger reading culture in Australia, to be held on 21 September. The symposium, first... Read more
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Writers for the Voice challenges misinformation about Voice referendum

Newly established group Writers for the Voice seeks support from writers, publishers and literary agencies to share information and correct misinformation about Australia’s First Nations Voice to Parliament referendum. On... Read more
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117% increase in sales for NZ CYA Book Awards titles x

Nielsen BookScan figures showed a 117% increase in sales of shortlisted books from the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults in the week of the winner announcement,... Read more
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NewSouth acquires Clift autobiographical novel x

NewSouth Publishing has acquired world rights to Charmian Clift’s unfinished novel The End of the Morning, via Jane Novak Literary Agency. The autobiographical novel about a young woman coming of... Read more


Zero Risk: Keeping others safe in a dangerous world (Tony Loughran, Echo) x

Tony Loughran’s memoir, Zero Risk, certainly lives up to his motto—‘I’d rather spend one year as a tiger than a hundred years as a sheep’. From his rough-and-tumble—and then outright... Read more



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