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31 March 2017

Govt announces four-year funding for Australian presence at Bologna

The Australian government will provide funding of ‘more than $160,000 over four years’ to ‘promote Australian authors and illustrators through a strong Australian presence at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair’.... Read more


Stella Prize announces expanded ‘Girls Write Up’ program

The Stella Prize has announced the line-ups for its one-day ‘Girls Write Up’ festivals for students. Events will be held in Canberra on 6 May, Melbourne on 15-16 June and... Read more
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NSW State Library to host symposium on A&R publishing

The State Library of NSW will host a symposium examining the legacy of the publisher Angus & Robertson (A&R) on 10 April. Speakers at the ‘Waratah & Thistle: Angus &... Read more


New ‘Books+Publishing’ reviews out now

Books+Publishing’s latest Reviews newsletter contains 14 reviews of books publishing in May and June 2017. Eva Hornung’s The Last Garden (Text, May) is one of two books to score 4.5 stars, with... Read more
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‘The Girl of Ink and Stars’ win Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017

In the UK, Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s debut novel The Girl of Ink and Stars (Chicken House) has won the £5000 (A$8160) Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, reports the Bookseller. Hargrave’s novel... Read more
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