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17 March 2017

ABIA 2017 longlists announced

The longlists for the 2017 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) have been announced. The titles in each category are: General fiction book of the year All These Perfect Strangers (Aoife... Read more

Fraillon, Millard shortlisted for Carnegie Medal

Australian authors Zana Fraillon and Glenda Millard have been shortlisted for the 2017 Carnegie Medal. Fraillon is shortlisted for The Bone Sparrow (Hachette) and Millard for The Stars at Oktober... Read more
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Hannah Kent


Picador acquires Kent’s next two novels

Pan Macmillan’s Picador imprint has acquired ANZ rights to Hannah Kent’s next two novels. Picador publisher Geordie Williamson told Books+Publishing the deal ‘gives Hannah time and freedom to follow her... Read more


Black Inc. to publish Rowe’s short story collection ‘Horse Latitudes’ x

Black Inc. has acquired the rights to Josephine Rowe’s short story collection Horse Latitudes, to be published in mid-2018. Publisher Aviva Tuffield told Books+Publishing she has ‘long admired Josephine’s writing, especially... Read more
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Fecund Lacuna


Paris artist wins NGV art and design book prize

Paris-based artist, architect and filmmaker Marc Johnson has won the inaugural Cornish Family Prize for Art and Design Publishing for his book fecund lacuna / lacune féconde, published by French... Read more

Harlequin announces new Mills & Boon imprint, DARE

Mills & Boon has announced a new imprint to launch at the beginning of 2018. The publisher said Mills & Boon DARE will deliver ‘riveting, irrestible romance stories featuring highly... Read more
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Wimpy Kid Movie Diary


New Wimpy Kid ‘movie diary’ out in May

Puffin will publish a new ‘Wimpy Kid’ book from Jeff Kinney that goes behind-the-scenes of the forthcoming film, reports the Bookseller. The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: The Next Chapter features... Read more

Wattpad, Hachette to produce 50 audiobooks

In the US, online writing and reading platform Wattpad will partner with Hachette to produce 50 audiobooks based on Wattpad stories, reports Publishers Weekly. The program will focus on popular... Read more



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