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9 October 2017

Schrader wins 2017 CLNZ Writers’ Award

Freelance historian Ben Schrader has won the second annual Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) Writers’ Award for nonfiction, worth NZ$25,000 (A$22,720), to help support his project Won and Lost: Saving New... Read more


Bestsellers this week x

Jane Harper’s second novel, Force of Nature (Macmillan), is showing all signs of living up to her bestselling debut The Dry, landing in second spot on this week’s overall bestseller... Read more
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US report finds only 7.8% of romance titles by people of colour

In the US, romance-specialist bookstore The Ripped Bodice has published a report on the racial diversity of romance publishing in 2016, reports Entertainment Weekly. The report found that 7.8% of... Read more

Troubled publisher Freight Books asks writers to buy their own books back

In the UK, Scottish publisher Freight Books has asked writers if they wanted to buy their own books back, as the publisher faces an ‘extremely uncertain’ future, reports the Bookseller.... Read more
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