Daily Newsletter
31 August 2016

Colin Roderick Award 2016 shortlist announced; prize money doubles to $20,000

The finalists for the Colin Roderick Award and H T Priestley Memorial Medal, administered by the Foundation for Australian Literary Studies at James Cook University, have been announced. The seven... Read more

Australian Family Therapists’ Award for Children’s Literature 2016 winners announced

The winners of the 2016 Australian Family Therapists’ Awards for Children’s Literature have been announced. Risk by Fleur Ferries (Random House) has won the $1500 Older Readers Award. The book was cited... Read more

Narellan Harry Hartog the third to open since July x

Independent bookselling chain Harry Hartog will open a new store at Narellan Town Centre in southwest Sydney on 15 September. The store will become the third Harry Hartog shop to... Read more

Newnham wins ‘The Lifted Brow’ & RMIT non/fictionLab Prize 2016

Writer W J P Newnham has won The Lifted Brow’s (TLB) Prize for Experimental Nonfiction for his piece ‘Trashman Loves Maree’. Newnham was selected from a shortlist of eight entries. A... Read more

Hares & Hyenas to mark 25th anniversary with events series

Melbourne’s sexuality and gender diverse bookshop Hares & Hyenas will run a season of events from November to December to mark its 25th anniversary. The store received Melbourne City of Literature... Read more

Pearson the largest book publisher in 2015 despite ‘challenges’

Pearson has been ranked as the world’s largest book publisher in 2015, despite revenue falling from over US$7bn (A$9.31bn) in 2014 to US$6.6bn (A$8.8bn) last year due to asset sales... Read more



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