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3 May 2017


Miles Franklin Literary Award 2017 longlist announced

The longlist for the 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award has been announced. The longlisted titles are: The Easy Way Out (Steven Amsterdam, Hachette) An Isolated Incident (Emily Maguire, Picador) The... Read more


Foxlee wins 2017 Readings Children’s Book Prize

Karen Foxlee has won the 2017 Readings Children’s Book Prize for her middle-grade novel A Most Magical Girl (Piccadilly). Foxlee’s title was chosen from a shortlist of six. She receives $3000. The... Read more
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A&U sells North American rights to microbe picture book

Allen & Unwin has sold North American rights to Idan Ben-Barak and Julian Frost’s picture book about microbes, Do Not Lick This Book, in a two-book, six-figure pre-empt to publisher... Read more

EWF Monash Writing Prize 2017 shortlist announced

Fifteen writers have been shortlisted for the 2017 Emerging Writers’ Festival’s (EWF) Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing. The shortlisted stories and their authors are: ‘Femina’ by Aimee-Jane Anderson-O’Connor ‘Unmoored’... Read more
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J K Rowling tops 2016 ‘Sunday Times’ author rich list

In the UK, J K Rowling has once again topped the Sunday Times author rich list, with the author’s personal wealth rising to £650m (A$1.12b) in 2016, reports the Bookseller.... Read more
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