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16 January 2024


Gougoulis to depart Text x

Alaina Gougoulis is departing her role as senior editor at Text Publishing, after almost 15 years at the company. Said Gougoulis: ‘I’ve worked at Text for nearly fifteen years, so... Read more
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Pearl Prize finalists announced

Midsumma Festival has announced the 15 finalists for its inaugural Pearl Prize. The prize accepted entries of short pieces of unpublished prose and/or poetry from LGBTIQA+ writers and their allies... Read more
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Bookshop in Kerang to close

The Little Blue Book Shop in Kerang, Victoria, has announced that it will close at the end of March. Bookseller Amanda Day told Books+Publishing: ‘The business was doing okay until... Read more
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The book cover of Jason Allen-Paisant's Self-Portrait as Othello


Allen-Paisant wins 2023 T S Eliot Prize

In the UK, Jason Allen-Paisant has won the 2023 T S Eliot Prize, worth £25,000 (A$47,773), for his collection Self-Portrait as Othello (Carcanet Press), reports the Bookseller. Self-Portrait as Othello... Read more


Some People Want to Shoot Me (Wayne Bergmann & Madelaine Dickie, Fremantle) x

Some People Want to Shoot Me is the straight-talking biography of Wayne Bergmann, an Indigenous land rights advocate and native title lawyer who famously took on a multinational company and... Read more



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