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19 September 2017


Scribe acquires true-crime book ‘Trace’

Scribe has acquired world rights at auction to ABC journalist Rachael Brown’s true-crime book Trace, based on the podcast of the same name. The Trace podcast investigated the unsolved murder... Read more


APA to run Christmas ‘Book Industry Tipping’ competition

The Australian Publishers Association is running a Christmas tipping competition Each week, participants will be asked to choose which one of two titles will sell more than the other and... Read more
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Australian, NZ poets shortlisted for $20,000 Montreal International Poetry Award 2017

Eight Australian and two New Zealand poets have been shortlisted for the C$20,000 (A$20,440) Montreal International Poetry Award 2017. Australians shortlisted for the award are S K Kelen for ‘Soldiers’;... Read more

Sanna’s ‘The Journey’ wins UK picture-book prize

In the UK, Italian artist Francesca Sanna has won the 2017 Klaus Flugge Prize the most exciting newcomer to children’s picture-book illustration, reports the Guardian. Sanna won the £5,000 (A$8,480)... Read more
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