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26 October 2017


Broad interest across Australian publishers’ lists at Frankfurt 2017

Australian publishers who attended this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair (11-15 October) reported interest across a broad range of titles, from literary debuts to ‘women’s commercial fiction’ to political memoirs. Allen... Read more

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Harry Hartog to open eighth store in East Maitland

Independent bookselling chain Harry Hartog will open a new store at Stockland Green Hills shopping centre in East Maitland in New South Wales. Harry Hartog Green Hills will be managed... Read more
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New Ventura Press imprint signs Meyer

The debut novel by Melbourne writer and Echo Publishing commissioning editor Angela Meyer has been acquired by Ventura Press’ new Peter Bishop Books imprint. Martin Shaw, a literary agent at... Read more


Oscar-nominated screenwriter to write, produce ‘Nevermoor’ adaptation

The Oscar-nominated US screenwriter, director and producer Drew Goddard will write and produce the film adaptation of Jessica Townsend’s children’s book Nevermoor (Lothian), reports the Hollywood Reporter. Goddard was a... Read more
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Spineless Wonders, Tablo, SLV to launch Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award

Publisher Spineless Wonders, online publishing platform Tablo and the State Library Victoria (SLV) have partnered to launch the Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award, a new prize for writers of short-story... Read more
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