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1 March 2018

Waiting for Elijah

A brilliant new voice in Australian nonfiction, this is the stunning debut by former ABC journalist Kate Wild for fans of Helen Garner and Chloe Hooper. In 2009, in the... Read more


HGE sells US rights to Sydney bookseller’s middle-grade debut

Hardie Grant Egmont (HGE) has sold US rights to Sydney bookseller Jeremy Lachlan’s middle-grade adventure novel Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds to Lerner Publishing imprint Carolrhoda Books.... Read more
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Lake Press to purchase Parragon Australia assets x

Australian publisher Lake Press has announced it will purchase Parragon Publishing Australia’s stock and intellectual property together with the assets of Parragon’s distribution centre on 1 March. Lake Press COO... Read more


Text sells ‘The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted’ into North America

Text Publishing has sold North American rights to Robert Hillman’s forthcoming novel The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted to Putnam and Penguin Canada ‘for a significant sum’. Hillman’s book, which... Read more
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Munoz announced as inaugural digital writer in residence

Gabriella Munoz has been announced as Writers Victoria’s inaugural digital writer in residence. As part of her residency, Munoz will receive professional development including six paid commissions of 800-1000 words... Read more


New fiction prize launched for Indian writers

British-Indian novelist Rana Dasgupta has announced the foundation of the JCB Prize for Literature—an award that aims to foster greater translation between Indian languages, and to communicate to readers everywhere... Read more
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