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6 April 2017

ALS Gold Medal 2017 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2017 Australian Literature Society (ALS) Gold Medal has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: The Easy Way Out (Steven Amsterdam, Hachette) Between a Wolf and a... Read more

Scholastic acquires Minchin’s ‘Matilda’ picture book

Scholastic has acquired world rights to a picture book by Australian musician and comedian Tim Minchin, based on Minchin’s lyrics to the musical Matilda. The book will take the lyrics... Read more
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Varuna announces recipients for 2017 Publisher Introduction Program

The recipients of Varuna’s 2017 Publisher Introduction Program have been announced. The program offers writers a one-week residency at Varuna and the opportunity to have their manuscript considered for publication... Read more


Book blogger spotlight: Sam Still Reading

Blogger Jeanie Misko has been writing about an eclectic mix of books for her blog Sam Still Reading since 2010, with her audience growing to about 2500 people a month. Misko... Read more
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Bologna organisers to host New York trade show in 2018

The organisers of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair have announced plans for a new rights and licensing trade show in New York in 2018, reports Publishers Weekly. The event aims... Read more
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