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26 April 2018


O’Neill’s forthcoming ‘Drover’s Wives’ sold to UK

Prime Minister’s Literary Award-winner Ryan O’Neill has sold UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Australia and New Zealand) to his Henry Lawson-inspired short-story collection, The Drover’s Wives, to UK publisher Lightning... Read more


Edinburgh Exchange recipients announced

Creative Victoria has announced the recipients of the Edinburgh Exchange, an exchange program between the Melbourne and Edinburgh Cities of Literature. The six Victorian delegates are: Marian Blythe (Homecooked Comics... Read more
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Meet the ABIA Rising Stars: Ali Hammond

In recognition of the Australian Book Industry Awards’ (ABIA) inaugural Rising Star of the Year Award, Books+Publishing spoke to each of the five shortlisted nominees ahead of the winner’s announcement... Read more


Nasrallah wins International Prize for Arabic Fiction

Jordanian-Palestinian author Ibrahim Nasrallah has won the 2018 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) for his novel The Second War of the Dog (Arab Scientific Publishers). The Second War of... Read more
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PEN America launches Online Harassment Field Manual

PEN America has created an online field manual resource to address the rapid rise in the harassment and trolling of US writers and journalists. The manual was created in response... Read more
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