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19 April 2018

The Shanghai Wife

The fiction debut of 2018 Leaving behind her past in country Australia, Annie Brand and her new husband, a ship’s captain, arrive to the political upheaval and glittering international society... Read more


ABIAs 2018 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2018 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) have been announced. The titles in each category are: General fiction book of the year Force of Nature (Jane Harper,... Read more
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Australian publishers report ‘optimistic’ Bologna; feminism and diversity remain points of interest

Australian publishers have reported a busy and ‘positive’ Bologna Children’s Book Fair (26-29 March), with ongoing demand for middle-grade fiction, books with a focus on feminism and diversity, and illustrated... Read more


CBCA announces recipients of 2018 Maurice Saxby Creative Development Program x

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Victoria Branch has announced the successful applicants for the 2018 Maurice Saxby Creative Development Program, which provides emerging children’s writers and illustrators with... Read more
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UK report finds 'class pay gap' in publishing industry

A new UK report on representation in the arts has revealed a ‘class pay gap’ in publishing of £23,000 (A$41,900) a year, and found that people of working-class origins make up just... Read more
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