Daily Newsletter
24 October 2016

Nine Australian authors and illustrators nominated for 2017 Astrid Lindgren Award

Nine Australian authors and illustrators have been nominated for the 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Randa Abdel-Fattah, Ursula Dubosarsky, Libby Gleeson, Morris Gleitzman, Gus Gordon, Leigh Hobbs, Alison Lester, Kirsty... Read more

Australian author’s middle-grade trilogy acquired at auction

A middle-grade trilogy from debut Australian author Jessica Townsend has been acquired at auction by Hachette UK, US and Australia, reports the Bookseller. The first book in the trilogy tells... Read more


Bestsellers this week x

The film tie-in edition of The Girl on the Train (Paula Hawkins, Black Swan) has climbed to the top of this week’s top 10 bestsellers chart, with Working Class Boy... Read more

New literary prize offers US$100,000 book deal

A new literary prize has been launched that comes with a US$100,000 (A$131,480) publishing deal with Cambridge University Press, reports the Guardian. The biennial Nine Dots Prize, which is funded... Read more



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