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21 August 2017


CBCA Awards 2017 winners announced

The winners of this year’s Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards have been announced. The winning titles in each of the categories are: Older readers... Read more


Hardy appointed MWF artistic director

Writer and producer Marieke Hardy has been appointed artistic director of the Melbourne Writers Festival (MWF), with general manager Shona Barrett to take on the role of CEO. As previously... Read more
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S&S acquires debut novel by Australian ‘book ninjas’

Simon & Schuster Australia has acquired world rights to the debut novel by Australian ‘book ninjas’ Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus. Berg, a copywriter and co-founder of Melbourne advertising agency... Read more


Mem Fox receives CBCA Nan Chauncy Award

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) has presented Mem Fox with the 2017 CBCA Nan Chauncy Award for her contribution to Australian children’s literature. The award was presented on... Read more
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Bestsellers this week x

The latest instalment in Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s ‘Treehouse’ series, The 91-Storey Treehouse (Pan) has unsurprisingly debuted in top spot in this week’s bestseller charts. The release of the... Read more

CUP censors journal articles under pressure from Chinese authorities

In the UK, Cambridge University Press (CUP) has confirmed it complied with a demand from Chinese authorities to censor hundreds of articles in its China Quarterly journal, reports the Bookseller.... Read more
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