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26 February 2024

A&U promotes Forge to associate publisher x

Allen & Unwin (A&U) has promoted Samantha Forge to the position of associate publisher—books for children and young adults. Forge has over 12 years’ experience in trade publishing, and was... Read more
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Brooks wins 2023 Judith Wright Poetry Prize

Overland has announced that Andrew Brooks is the winner of the 2023 Judith Wright Poetry prize, for his poem ‘Celestial Tree’. Brooks is a lecturer in media and culture, living... Read more
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Zhang wins 2023 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize

Overland has announced that Annie Zhang is the winner of the 2023 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize, for her story ‘Who Rattles the Night?’. Zhang is a writer and editor... Read more
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HG Explore acquires Mayo’s Always Was, Always Will Be x

Hardie Grant Explore (HG Explore) has acquired world rights to Thomas Mayo’s nonfiction book Always Was, Always Will Be, via Clare Forster at the Curtis Brown Agency. HG Explore said... Read more


Hardie Grant Children’s Publishing acquires Rossell middle-grade novel x

Hardie Grant Children’s Publishing (HGCP) has acquired world rights (ex North America) to The Midwatch, a middle-grade novel from author and illustrator Judith Rossell, via Annabel Barker of Annabel Barker... Read more

PRH to turn Grantham facility into new hub for PRH US in Europe

In the UK, Penguin Random House (PRH) UK’s Grantham Book Services warehouse will be retrofitted to become a new operational hub for PRH US to fulfil orders from customers in... Read more


Happy All Over (Emma Quay, ABC Books) x

Happy All Over is exactly that. Emma Quay’s capacity to capture miniatures of joy, through both word and image, will bring a smile to even the most careworn and cynical... Read more


Read the latest Publishers Weekly x

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