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15 June 2017

White wins 2017 Vic Prem’s Unpublished Manuscript award; Affirm acquires winning title

Melbourne writer Christian White has won the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript for his novel Decay Theory. The $15,000 award was presented at the opening night... Read more

Pantera acquires ‘commercial literary fiction title’ from Gentill, debut novel from ‘Seizure’ novella winner

Pantera Press has acquired ANZ rights to a ‘commercial literary fiction title’ from Sulari Gentill, author of the ‘Rowland Sinclair’ historical crime fiction series. Crossing the Lines ‘explores what happens... Read more
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ABC Books acquires ‘Aussie Legends Alphabet’ in two-book deal x

HarperCollins Publishers’ ABC Books imprint has acquired graphic designer and illustrator Beck Feiner’s debut picture book Aussie Legends Alphabet in a two-book deal at auction via Curtis Brown Australia. The... Read more


Edinburgh Book Festival partners with WORD Christchurch, Creative NZ

A number of New Zealand writers will participate in this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival thanks to a new partnership between the festival, WORD Christchurch and Creative New Zealand, reports... Read more
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Grossman wins Man Booker International Prize for ‘A Horse Walks into a Bar’

Israeli writer David Grossman has won this year’s Man Booker International Prize for his novel A Horse Walks into a Bar (trans by Jessica Cohen, Jonathan Cape), reports the Bookseller.... Read more
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