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26 March 2024


Marr’s ‘Killing for Country’ wins 2024 Indie Book of the Year Award

David Marr’s Killing for Country: A family story (Black Inc.) has been named Book of the Year in the Indie Book Awards. The winning titles in each category are: Fiction Edenglassie (Melissa... Read more

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Murray awarded 2024 Boundless mentorship

Bardi writer Kalem Murray is the winner of the 2024 Boundless Indigenous Writer’s Mentorship, presented by Text Publishing and Writing NSW with the support of the First Nations Australia Writers... Read more
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Author events: Report highlights relationships as key, problematic x

Live Literature in Australia, a new research report jointly conducted by Australia Reads and the University of Melbourne, examined the ‘considerations and barriers’ for booksellers, librarians, and teachers hosting live... Read more

Copyright Licensing New Zealand launches IP platform x

In Aotearoa New Zealand, not-for-profit organisation Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) has launched a platform to support creative workers to ‘better manage their intellectual property’. The platform, called MyCreativeRights, is... Read more
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Dylan Thomas Prize 2024 shortlist announced

In the UK, the Swansea University has announced the shortlist of the 2024 Dylan Thomas Prize. The shortlisted titles, chosen from a longlist announced in January, are: A Spell of... Read more


Ghost Cities (Siang Lu, UQP, May) x

Recently fired from his translating job at the Chinese Consulate in Sydney for lying about his translation skills and using Google Translate to do his job, Xiang Lu is a... Read more
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