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19 March 2024


CBCA 2024 shortlists announced

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) has announced its shortlist for the 2024 CBCA Book of the Year Awards. The shortlisted books in each category, selected from the 2024... Read more

Skate appointed Writers Victoria CEO

Writers Victoria has appointed Julie Skate as its new CEO. Skate takes over the role from Lucy Hamilton, who in February announced she would depart after three-and-a-half years with the... Read more
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Pantera acquires Wright fantasy debut x

Pantera Press has acquired Skysong, a fantasy novel by debut author C A Wright. Skysong is a ‘beautiful, lyrical retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Nightingale’ that follows Oriane, a... Read more


North American rights sold for Rogers’ ‘The Heart Is a Star’ x

North American rights to The Heart Is a Star (Megan Rogers, HarperCollins) have been sold in a pre-empt to Central Avenue Publishing by Benython Oldfield at Zeitgeist Agency. The novel—Rogers’... Read more
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Publishers ask court to uphold finding against Internet Archive

In the US, publishers Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House and Wiley have filed a brief in the Second Circuit court of appeals asking that the court uphold Judge... Read more
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