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7 April 2017

SWF 2017 program announced

The program has been announced for this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival, which runs from 22-28 May. More than 400 events featuring over 450 writers will be held across greater Sydney.... Read more

Wenona Byrne appointed OzCo literature director

Allen & Unwin rights and international sales director Wenona Byrne has been appointed the Australia Council’s director of literature. Byrne will replace former director Jill Eddington, who was appointed CEO... Read more
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IPEd conference program speakers announced

The Institute of Professional Editors has announced some of the speakers for its biennial conference, to be held in Brisbane from 13-15 September. The keynote speakers are professor of applied... Read more


New ‘Books+Publishing Junior’ reviews out now x

Books+Publishing’s latest Junior newsletter contains 16 reviews of books publishing in May and June 2017. Marlee Jane Ward’s YA novel Psynode (Seizure, May), the follow-up to her Victorian Premier’s Literary Award-winning... Read more
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Relaunched Folio Prize releases shortlist

In the UK, the shortlist for the relaunched Rathbones Folio Prize, which has been expanded to include nonfiction, has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: The Vanishing Man (Laura Cumming,... Read more

PRH acquires Spanish-language publisher Ediciones B

Penguin Random House (PRH) has signed an agreement with Grupo Zeta to acquire its Spanish-language publisher Ediciones B. Ediciones B and its imprints will join Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial... Read more
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