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11 September 2017


PRH acquires new Tim Winton novel for March 2018

Penguin Random House (PRH) has acquired ANZ rights to a new Tim Winton novel, The Shepherd’s Hut, to be published in March 2018. Literary agency Jenny Darling also sold UK... Read more


Monash University Publishing to publish contemporary Australian literature series

Monash University Publishing will launch a new series of literary criticism in 2018 focusing on contemporary Australian writers. The press will publish two volumes in the ‘Contemporary Australian Writers’ series... Read more
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Melbourne writers, literary organisations receive council arts grants

Several writers and literary organisations have received a share of about $800,000 in funding from Melbourne City Council. Among the recipients are Australian Poetry, for its Melbourne Eco! Slam; poetry... Read more


Bestsellers this week x

Two sports memoirs have climbed into the top 10 bestsellers this week, with Billy Slater’s Autobiography (Ebury) reaching fifth spot and AFL player and coach Paul Roos’ Here It Is... Read more
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Longlist announced for Baillie Gifford Prize 2017

The longlist for the £30,000 (A$49,130) 2017 Baillie Gifford Prize, which recognises nonfiction writing by authors of any nationality, has been announced. The longlisted titles are: Red Famine: Stalin’s War... Read more
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