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11 January 2018

Twenty-six writers and organisations among latest OzCo grants recipients

Twenty-six writers and literary organisations are among the 196 recipients of the latest round of Australia Council funding grants, worth a total of $6.4m. Fifteen writers and groups received arts... Read more

State government recommends returning WA Prem’s to annual event in review of writing sector x

The Western Australian state government has made nine final recommendations to support the state’s writing sector, including returning the WA Premier’s Book Awards to an annual event, as part of... Read more
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Xoum announces 2017 XO Romance Prize shortlist

Xoum Publishing has announced the shortlist for the 2017 XO Romance Prize for an unpublished manuscript. The shortlisted works and their authors are: L Francis for ‘Legally Bound’, a ‘heartwarming... Read more


Sweatshop launches program for Western Sydney culturally diverse women writers

Western Sydney literary group Sweatshop has launched the Writers’ Collective for Diverse Women, a new program of workshops for Indigenous and culturally diverse women writers residing in Western Sydney. Funded... Read more
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PRH buys Rodale Books

In the US, Penguin Random House (PRH) has purchased the trade book publishing assets of wellness publisher Rodale Books from Hearst Corp, reports Publishers Weekly. Hearst, after announcing its acquisition... Read more
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