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6 September 2017

Queensland Literary Awards 2017 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2017 Queensland Literary Awards have been announced. The shortlisted titles in each category are: Fiction The Birdman’s Wife (Melissa Ashley, Affirm Press) Vancouver (Nick Earls, Inkerman... Read more

Australian authors raise funds for Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

A number of Australian authors have started the ‘Authors for Asylum’ campaign on Twitter to raise funds for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC). The campaign was started on 31... Read more
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‘Penguin Bloom’ and ‘The Dry’ adaptations among Screen Australia funding

Feature adaptations of Penguin Bloom (Bradley Trevor Greive and Cameron Bloom, ABC Books) and The Dry (Jane Harper, Macmillan) are among the latest book-to-screen projects to receive funding from Screen... Read more


Text acquires Wakefield’s ‘Youth’

Text has acquired world rights to a new YA novel by Friday Brown and Ballad for a Mad Girl author Vikki Wakefield. Youth is a story about breaking the cycle... Read more
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Amazon tells UK publishers to lower ebook prices to sell more books

In the UK, Amazon vice-president of Kindle Content David Naggar, has suggested publishers lower ebook prices as a form of marketing, prompting a number of responses from the UK book... Read more
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