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18 January 2018


Chen-Meyer awarded Tiptree Fellowship

Australian writer Ineke Chen-Meyer has been announced as one of two recipients of the 2017 Tiptree Fellowship. The fellowship, run by the US-based James Tiptree Jr Literary Award, provides ‘support... Read more


Writers Vic announces second round of women writers of colour bursary recipients

Writer’s Victoria has announced the recipients of its second series of professional development opportunities for women writers of colour and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. The second round of commissions and... Read more
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Robinsons to open 10th Melbourne store

Independent bookselling chain Robinsons Bookshop is opening a new store in Plenty Valley Westfield in Melbourne’s north in March. Robinsons owner Susanne Horman told Books+Publishing that construction on the new... Read more


Cowley shortlisted for 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

New Zealand children’s book author Joy Cowley has been shortlisted for the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Awards, administered by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). Cowley is... Read more
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Inaugural Translators’ Association First Translation Prize shortlist announced

In the UK, the shortlist for the inaugural Translators’ Association First Translation Prize, worth £2000, has been announced, reports the Bookseller. The shortlisted works are: Eve Out of Her Ruins... Read more

Women dominate UK literary fiction bestsellers

Nine out of the top 10 bestselling literary fiction authors in 2017 were women writers, reports the Bookseller. Margaret Atwood topped the list, benefiting from the TV adaptations of The... Read more
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