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23 February 2018


Screen Australia announces funding for new book-to-film adaptations x

Films based on books by Hannah Kent, Alice Pung, Peter Goldsworthy and Tara Winkler are among the latest projects to receive funding from Screen Australia. Screen Australia announced yesterday that... Read more


Feminist fairytale collection lands small press its first North American deal x

Australian publisher Serenity Press has sold US and Canadian rights to Kate Forsyth’s collection of feminist fairytale retellings, Vasilisa the Wise and Other Tales of Brave Young Women (illus by... Read more


Marriott wins Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal

Children’s author, editor and teacher Janice Marriott has won the 2018 Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal, presented annually for lifetime achievement and distinguished contribution to New Zealand children’s literature. Marriott is... Read more
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PEN America Literary Awards 2018 winners announced

In the US, Pen America has announced the winners of its 2018 Literary Awards. Among the award winners are: PEN/Jean Stein Book Award Whereas (Layli Long Soldier, Graywolf Press) PEN/Robert... Read more


Shortlist announced for 2018 Jhalak Prize for BAME writers

The shortlist for the UK’s Jhalak Prize for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) writers has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: The Golden Legend (Nadeem Aslam, Faber) Kumukanda (Kayo... Read more
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