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31 October 2017


‘Extinctions’ wins 2017 Colin Roderick Award

Josephine Wilson’s Miles Franklin Award-winning novel Extinctions (UWA Publishing) has won the 2017 Colin Roderick Award and the HT Priestley Medal, administered by the Foundation for Australian Literary Studies at James... Read more


SPN Independent Publishing Conference 2017 program announced

The Small Press Network (SPN) has launched the program for its 2017 Independent Publishing Conference, which will run at the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne from 16-18 November. The three-day conference... Read more
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A&U acquires local crime-fiction debut with ‘major international buzz’

Allen & Unwin has acquired ANZ rights to Australian journalist Chris Hammer’s crime-fiction debut Scrublands for publication in August 2018. A&U reports that the novel is ‘causing major international buzz’,... Read more



CBCA NSW announces shortlist for 2017 mentorship program

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) NSW branch has announced the shortlist for the 2017 Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program for unpublished children’s writers. The three shortlisted writers are: Angela... Read more
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Sharjah Publishing City opens for business x

Sharjah Publishing City, a new publishing hub located in the United Arab Emirates, has opened for business, and the Sharjah Book Authority is inviting international publishers to occupy its 400... Read more

Waterstones owner Mamut considering sale of the chain

Waterstones owner Alexander Mamut has asked corporate advisors from the investment banking company N M Rothschild to explore a £250m (A$429.5m) sale of the UK bookselling chain, reports the Sunday... Read more
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