Daily Newsletter (end March 2022)
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28 February 2017

Four Australian publishers in the running for Bologna Prize

Four Australian publishers have been nominated for the Bologna Prize for Best Children’s Publisher of the Year in the Oceania category. The shortlisted publishers are Berbay Books, Lake Press, New... Read more

Riwoe, Wright win Viva la Novella

Seizure has announced Mirandi Riwoe and Stephen Wright as the winners of its fifth Viva la Novella competition. Riwoe’s ‘The Fish Girl’ tells the story of an Indonesian girl ‘whose... Read more
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Fictionally Yours author event sells out in five hours x

Fictionally Yours, a two-day author event to be held in Melbourne on 17-18 September, has sold over 400 tickets within five hours of going on sale. Organisers Penny Rudge and... Read more

Peter Porter Poetry Prize 2017 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the Australian Book Review (ABR) Peter Porter Poetry Prize has been announced. The shortlisted poems are: ‘Four Egrets’ by Ronald Dzerigian ‘Sentence to Lilacs’ by Louis Klee... Read more
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HarperCollins introduces Facebook Messenger recommendation ‘bots’

In the US, HarperCollins has introduced bot-powered book recommendation engines to the Messenger feature on two of its Facebook pages, reports Publishers Weekly. The BookGenie interface is available on the... Read more
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