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28 April 2017

New Melbourne Jewish Book Week to host inaugural event in May

The newly established Melbourne Jewish Book Week will host its first event on the 28 May, ahead of its first full program in May 2018. Curated by Gary Abrahams, the event... Read more

Melbourne Prize announces new award to acknowledge Melbourne’s UNESCO City of Literature status

The Melbourne Prize Trust and the Melbourne UNESCO City of Literature Office have announced a new award to acknowledge Melbourne’s City of Literature status. The $10,000 ‘Public Artwork Design Concept... Read more
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Book blogger spotlight: Book Thingo

Kat Mayo says Book Thingo, a blog she runs with about half-a-dozen regular contributors, is a site for ‘readers, browsers and compulsive book hoarders, mostly of romance novels’. She spoke... Read more

New ‘Books+Publishing’ reviews out now x

Books+Publishing’s latest Reviews newsletter contains eight reviews of books publishing in June and July 2017. The two highest scoring books were Steven Lang’s Hinterland (UQP, July) and Mark Brandi’s Wimmera... Read more
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US author Bret Anthony Johnston wins £30,000 ‘Sunday Times’ Short Story Award

In the UK, US writer Bret Anthony Johnston has won the £30,000 (A$51,850) Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award for ‘Half of What Atlee Rouse Knows About Horses’, reports the... Read more
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