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2 February 2017

Black Inc. to publish ‘Growing up Aboriginal in Australia’ anthology; call for submissions x

Black Inc. is calling for submissions for a new anthology, Growing up Aboriginal in Australia, to be published in 2018. The anthology, which will be edited by Anita Heiss, will... Read more


Previously banned NZ YA novel ‘Into the River’ optioned for film

New Zealand author Ted Dawe’s YA novel Into the River (Penguin), which the Film and Literature Board of Review temporarily banned in 2015, has been optioned for film, reports the... Read more
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‘Overland’ poetry prize 2016 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2016 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for New and Emerging Poets has been announced. The eight shortlisted poems are: ‘Many Girls, White Linen’ (Alison Whittaker) ‘Languages... Read more

PRH, Hachette and ‘PW’ to fund PEN membership fees under Trump

In the US, Penguin Random House (PRH), Hachette Book Group (Hachette) and Publishers Weekly will pay half of each of their employees’ membership fees to PEN America, in a move to... Read more
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‘Better standards of bookselling’ helps Waterstones post first profit in five years

UK bookselling chain Waterstones has posted its first profit in five years, reports the Bookseller. Reporting for 270 stores, Waterstones posted a profit of £17.6m (A$29.37m) in the year to... Read more
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