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6 November 2023

No newsletter on Tuesday

Due to the Melbourne Cup public holiday in Victoria, Books+Publishing will not publish a newsletter tomorrow, Tuesday, 7 November.


Danger Awards 2023 winners announced

The winners of the 2023 Danger Awards have been announced at the BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival. Novelist Chris Hammer, who took out the award for best crime fiction, has... Read more
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Woollahra Digital Literary Award shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2023 Woollahra Digital Literary Award have been announced. The shortlisted works in each category are: Fiction  ‘The Life of a Folk Devil‘ (Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Meanjin)... Read more


Cathro to leave Campion in 2024 x

Campion Education managing director James Cathro will leave his position in late 2024, after over 25 years with the company. In a statement, Cathro said: ‘After more than two decades... Read more
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US survey finds drop in reading participation

In the US, a new report from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) found reading rates among adults declined over the past five years, reports Publishers Weekly. The report... Read more


The Flirtation of Girls/Ghazal el-Banat (Sara M Saleh, UQP) x

The Flirtation of Girls/Ghazal el-Banat, Sara M Saleh’s first published poetry collection, is a cathartic personal and political journey. Saleh sets the tone with the first few poems, saying in... Read more
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The Italian Marriage (Jenna Lo Bianco, Macmillan) x

In Jenna Lo Bianco’s debut romance novel, The Italian Marriage, Sarah and Matthew marry over Zoom so that Matthew can fulfil the requirements of a 15th-century inheritance clause. In return,... Read more


Read the latest Publishers Weekly x

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