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4 April 2018


Kostakis wins IBBY Ena Noël award

Will Kostakis’ YA novel The Sidekicks (Penguin) has won the 2018 Ena Noël Award, a biennial prize administered by the Australian branch of the International Board on Books for Young... Read more


Affirm partners with Tablo on crime writing project

Small publisher Affirm Press has partnered with Australian online publishing platform Tablo to review a selection of crime writing published on the Tablo platform. Affirm will read submissions on the... Read more
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Croggon to publish new middle-grade fiction with Walker

Alison Croggon, author of the ‘Pellinor’ series for young adults, will publish her first middle-grade fantasy adventure title, The Threads of Magic, with Walker Books. Walker Books acquired world rights in all... Read more


Fremantle Press announces inaugural Minderoo Editorship winner

Fremantle Press has announced that its inaugural Minderoo Editorship has been won by Armelle Davies. The three-year program is designed to ‘foster new Western Australian publishing talent by helping entry-level... Read more
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Books+Publishing published an article under the title of ‘Former Mary Ryan’s Byron Bay relaunches as the Book Room at Byron’ on 13 February 2018 in which former Mary Ryan’s franchisees... Read more

UK bookstores form Independent Bookshops Alliance

A group of around 130 independent booksellers in the UK have formed the Independent Bookshops Alliance to give independent bookstores a louder voice in the industry, reports the Big Issue.... Read more
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