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13 April 2018


Wright wins 2018 Stella Prize for ‘Tracker’

Alexis Wright has won the 2018 Stella Prize, worth $50,000, for her ‘collective memoir’ Tracker (Giramondo). Judging panel chair Fiona Stager said the winning book—a biography of Aboriginal leader, thinker... Read more


Text Prize 2018 shortlist announced

The shortlist has been announced for the 2018 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing. The five shortlisted manuscripts are: ‘The End of the World is Bigger Than Love’ by... Read more
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‘Second Sight’ wins inaugural Perimeter Small Book Prize

Melbourne-based photographer and artist Sarah Walker has won the inaugural Perimeter Small Book Prize for her submission ‘Second Sight’. Walker will work alongside Perimeter’s editors and designers to develop a... Read more

TitlePage affected by DDoS attack

The Australian Publishers Association (APA) announced yesterday that the industry’s pricing and availability service TitlePage was affected by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, which caused multiple, but short,... Read more
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‘The Book Ninja’ sells in Europe x

Simon & Schuster (S&S) has sold German rights to The Book Ninja in a six-way auction to Blanvalet. The debut novel, by Books on the Rail founders Ali Berg and... Read more


Man Booker International Prize 2018 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2018 Man Booker International Prize has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: Vernon Subutex 1 (Virginie Despentes, trans by Frank Wynne, MacLehose Press) The White Book (Han Kang,... Read more
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New York Rights Fair partners with BookExpo

BookExpo and the inaugural New York Rights Fair (NYRF) have formed a partnership that will make NYRF the official rights fair of BookExpo. BookExpo will move its rights centre to... Read more



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