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23 January 2024


First Nations Storytelling funding recipients announced x

Creative Australia has announced the recipients of its Elevate: First Nations Storytelling (Literature) career development funding. The six successful applicants to share almost $60,000 through the program are: Tisha Perrurle... Read more
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S&S acquires Aston's 'The Chairman's Lounge' x

Simon & Schuster (S&S) Australia has acquired world rights to The Chairman’s Lounge, an ‘explosive work of narrative nonfiction’ with ‘fresh interviews and revelations’ about Qantas’s handling of the Covid-19... Read more
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Newbery, Caldecott, Printz 2024 winners announced

In the US, the American Library Association (ALA) has announced the winners of its Youth Media Awards, including the Newbery and Caldecott medals and the Printz award, reports Publishers Weekly (PW). Dave... Read more
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Outlaw Girls (Emily Gale & Nova Weetman, Text) x

Emily Gale and Nova Weetman deliver again with Outlaw Girls, the Kelly country time-slip follow-up to their CBCA Notable Elsewhere Girls. In 1878, Kate Kelly secretly slips supplies to her... Read more



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