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8 July 2024

Cover of Praiseworthy


Wright wins 2024 ALS Gold Medal

The winner of the 2024 Australian Literature Society (ALS) Gold Medal is Alexis Wright for Praiseworthy (Giramondo). The win is the third for Wright, who joins Patrick White and David... Read more
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Authors among 2024 NAIDOC Week award finalists

The National NAIDOC Committee has announced the winners of the 2024 NAIDOC Week Awards. Among the winners was artist and cultural leader Alick Tipoti, who is a fluent Kala Lagaw... Read more
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Weissman wins 2024 Crystal Kite award

US-born author Elissa Weissman, who lives in Aotearoa New Zealand, has won the Australia, New Zealand and Oceania division of this year’s Crystal Kite Member Choice Awards, presented by the... Read more
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Varuna announces 2024 Writer’s Space recipients x

Varuna, the National Writers’ House has announced the 12 recipients of the 2024 Writer’s Space fellowships for writers with disability and/or who are D/deaf. Participants in the 2024 program will... Read more


Walker acquires YA novel from Kate, Angourie Rice x

Walker Books has acquired rights to a second young adult novel from Angourie Rice and Kate Rice. Titled Operation School Ball, the novel is described by the publisher as ‘an edgy... Read more


CWA Dagger 2024 winners announced

In the UK, the winners of the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Dagger Awards have been announced, reports the Bookseller. Among the winners across 13 categories was Tell Me What I... Read more


Jasper Cliff (Josh Kemp, Fremantle, September) x

Western Australian author Josh Kemp’s debut novel, Banjawarn, won several prestigious awards, including the Dorothy Hewett Award, a Ned Kelly Award, and a Western Australian Premier’s Prize. For his second... Read more



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