Daily Newsletter
12 October 2016

Johnson appointed Murdoch publishing director x

Former Simon & Schuster Australia managing director Lou Johnson has been appointed publishing director of Murdoch Books. In a statement, Johnson said she was ‘extremely excited to be leading Murdoch... Read more

Booktopia shares priced at $2 each ahead of ASX listing

Shares in online book retailer Booktopia have been priced at $2 each ahead of the company’s planned listing on the ASX, with management and sponsor brokers Morgans and Ord Minnett speaking... Read more

A&R marks 130th anniversary; holds first book poll since 2011

Bookseller Angus & Robertson will celebrate its 130th anniversary by holding its first national book poll since its bricks-and-mortar stores closed in 2011. The poll is open until the end... Read more

Publisher draws criticism from Publishing Ireland for charging submission fees

In Ireland, a publisher’s decision to charge writers €100 (A$147) per manuscript submission, except those received from a recognised literary agent, has drawn criticism from industry association Publishing Ireland, reports... Read more



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