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2 March 2016


Garner wins $210k Windham-Campbell Prize

Helen Garner is one of nine winners of the Windham-Campbell Prizes, a US-based award that recognises English-language writers who ‘have left their mark on the world of literature or theatre’... Read more

Ashurst Business Literature Prize 2015 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2015 Ashurst Business Literature Prize has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: The Rise and Fall of Gunns Ltd (Quentin Beresford, NewSouth) Penguin and the Lane Brothers:... Read more

Cattanach joins Hachette, Pilkington promoted to head of sales x

Andrew Cattanach, Booktopia’s head of digital content, promotions and community, is joining Hachette Australia as national account manager for Little, Brown and Orion. Cattanach will also be working on digital... Read more

Hachette buys Perseus Book Group’s publishing division

In the US, Hachette has entered into a binding agreement to buy Perseus Books Group’s (PBG) publishing division, reports Publishers Weekly. PBG, which comprises nine imprints and has partnerships with... Read more

Fiction Uncovered prize seeking new sponsorship

In the UK, the Fiction Uncovered prize, which awards British mid-list writers, will not run in 2016 as it is seeking new sponsorship, reports the Bookseller. The prize is administered... Read more



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