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4 October 2017


New PRH Australia imprint Penguin Life to launch next year

Penguin Random House (PRH) Australia will launch Penguin Life, an imprint focussed on personal development and healthy living, in January 2018. Six books will be published under the imprint in... Read more


Writers Victoria announces Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund recipients

Writers Victoria has announced the first round of recipients for the Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund. Ten successful writers, playwrights and publishers were selected from of 205 applicants to receive... Read more
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Tan’s ‘Rubik’ sold to North America

US and Canadian rights to Elizabeth Tan’s debut novel Rubik (Brio) have been sold to Unnamed Press. The deal was negotiated by Rachel Crawford at New York agency Wolf Literary... Read more

LEB to hold 2018 conference in Hobart

Leading Edge Books (LEB) will hold its annual conference on 25-27 March 2018 at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Hobart. The conference program will incorporate a half-day supplier trade show... Read more
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Giller Prize shortlist 2017 announced

In Canada, the shortlist for the C$100,000 ($102,200) Scotiabank Giller Prize 2017 for the best Canadian novel or short-story collection published in English has been announced. The shortlisted works are:... Read more

Dorling Kindersley to sell Rough Guides to APA Publications

In the UK, Dorling Kindersley (DK) has agreed to sell travel publisher Rough Guides to APA Publications for an undisclosed amount, reports the Bookseller. DK has begun consultation with 30... Read more
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