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10 November 2017

Rushdie-headlined Global Atheist Convention cancelled

The Atheist Foundation of Australia (AFA) has cancelled the 2018 Global Atheist Convention, which was set to run from 9-11 February at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, due to... Read more


Oz genre anthology wins 2017 World Fantasy Award

Dreaming in the Dark (Jack Dann, PS Australia), an anthology of Australian genre fiction, has won a 2017 World Fantasy Award in the anthology category. The hardback volume is a... Read more
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Australian bestsellers in October: Harper tops fiction, Barnes number two in nonfiction

Jane Harper’s follow-up novel Force of Nature is at the top of the Australian fiction bestsellers chart in October after debuting in first place in September. Harper’s first novel The Dry is in third... Read more


Hardie Grant Egmont, Pantera partner with Tablo for NaNoWriMo

Publishers Pantera Press and Hardie Grant Egmont have partnered with Australian online publishing platform Tablo to review a selection of manuscripts published on the Tablo platform for National Novel Writing... Read more
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Copyright Agency, Viscopy merger given the green light

The Copyright Agency and Viscopy will formally merge on 30 November 2017 after a five-year ‘services agreement’. Members of the two rights management organisations voted overwhelmingly in support of the... Read more


Christmas predictions: John Purcell from Booktopia

In a new series running in the lead-up to Christmas, Books+Publishing is asking booksellers across the country to predict their biggest sellers and ‘surprise sellers’. In our first instalment, Booktopia’s... Read more
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Waterstones announces Book of the Year shortlist for 2017

UK bookselling chain Waterstones has announced the shortlist for its annual Book of the Year award. The seven shortlisted titles are: Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls (Elena Favilli &... Read more



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