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30 August 2017

Australian Centre Literary Awards 2017 winners announced

The winners of the University of Melbourne’s Australian Centre Literary Awards were announced at the Melbourne Writers Festival on 26 August. Wesley Michel Wright Prize The Wesley Michel Wright Prize... Read more


YA authors to run book club on a train

Contributors to the #LoveOzYA anthology Begin, End, Begin (HarperCollins) will be running a book club discussion on a Melbourne train on 14 September as part of Australian Reading Hour. Authors... Read more
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MidnightSun sells Swedish rights for ‘A Cardboard Palace’

MidnightSun Publishing has sold Swedish rights for Allayne L Webster’s middle-grade novel A Cardboard Palace to B. Wahlströms Bokförlag. This is the publisher’s first middle-grade book to sell overseas. Publishing... Read more


Black Inc. acquires Dovey book on Coetzee

Black Inc. has signed Ceridwen Dovey to contribute to its ‘Writers on Writers’ series with a book on Nobel Prize-winning South African and Australian author J M Coetzee. Dovey’s book... Read more
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‘New York Times’ pulls YA book from its bestsellers chart after ‘inconsistencies’ in sales reports

In the US, the New York Times has pulled a novel from the top of its young adult hardcover bestsellers list after discovering ‘inconsistencies’ in its sales reporting. The New... Read more
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