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27 April 2018


Kenwood wins 2018 Text Prize

Melbourne-based writer Nina Kenwood has won the 2018 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing for her YA manuscript ‘It Sounded Better in My Head’. The ‘tender, funny and joyful... Read more


black&write! Writing Fellowship 2018 winners announced

The 2018 black&write! Fellowships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers have been awarded to Gold Coast writer Lystra Bisschop and Sydney-based writer Nardi Simpson. Bisschop, a descendant of the... Read more
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Tusk Books gains representation by The Rights Hive x

Animal rights publisher Tusk Books has gained international rights representation through rights agency The Rights Hive. Director of The Rights Hive Natasha Solomun said that two Tusk Books picture books—titled... Read more


Meet the ABIA Rising Stars: Patrizia di Biase-Dyson

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
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Waterstones sold to hedge fund Elliott Advisors

British bookstore chain Waterstones has been sold to hedge fund Elliott Advisors for an undisclosed amount, reports the Bookseller. Following exclusive talks that began in January 2018, Elliott Advisors bought... Read more
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