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3 April 2018


Aurealis Awards 2017 winners announced

The winners of the 2017 Aurealis Awards for the best Australian science-fiction, fantasy and horror writing published in 2017 have been announced. The winning titles were: Best science-fiction novel From... Read more

Ditmar Awards 2018 winners announced

The winners of the 2018 Ditmar Awards for Australian science-fiction, fantasy and horror writing were announced at the 43rd Swancon Convention in Perth on 1 April. The winners are: Best novel... Read more
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Australians nominated for 2018 Hugo Awards

Several Australian writers and artists are among the finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards for science-fiction. Australian author Foz Meadows has been named a finalist in the Best Fan Writer... Read more


NZ publisher OneTree House wins Bologna Prize for children’s publishing

New Zealand publisher OneTree House has won the Bologna Prize for Best Children’s Publisher of the Year in the Oceania category. OneTree House was chosen from a shortlist of five,... Read more
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Bestsellers this week x

The children’s illustrated board book Peppa’s Easter Egg Hunt from the ‘Peppa Pig’ series is one of three children’s titles in this week’s top 10 bestseller chart, climbing to 10th spot... Read more


Bernard wins 2018 Ted Hughes Award

In the UK, London-born poet Jay Bernard has won the 2018 Ted Hughes Award for their multimedia performance Surge: Side A, reports the Bookseller. Surge: Side A explores the 1981 New Cross fire,... Read more
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Quarto’s profits decline by 58% despite children’s sales growth

Global illustrated book publisher the Quarto Group has reported its operating profits declined by 58% to US$7.2 million (A$9.4 million) last year, while its sales declined marginally by 1.4% to... Read more



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