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30 April 2018


Wilson awarded 2018 Lloyd O’Neil award; Covernton awarded Pixie O'Harris

Independent bookseller and Indigenous literacy advocate Suzy Wilson and Working Title Press publisher Jane Covernton will be inducted into the ABIA Hall of Fame at the Australian Book Industry Awards... Read more

ALS Gold Medal 2018 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2018 Australian Literature Society (ALS) Gold Medal has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: A Long Way from Home (Peter Carey, Hamish Hamilton) The Agonist (Shastra... Read more
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Norma K Hemming Award 2018 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2018 Norma K Hemming Award have been announced. The award is presented by the Australian Science Fiction Foundation for a work of speculative fiction published in... Read more


Meet the ABIA Rising Stars: Cate Blake

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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Bestsellers this week x

Last week’s highest new entry—and the fifth book in James Patterson’s latest thriller series—NYPD Red 5 (Century) climbs to fifth spot in this week’s bestsellers chart, while Andy Griffith and Terry... Read more


Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2018 winners announced

In the US, the Mystery Writers of America has announced the winners of the 2018 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, which honour ‘the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction and television’ published... Read more
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US author Courtney Zoffness wins £30,000 ‘Sunday Times’ Short Story Award

In the UK, American writer Courtney Zoffness has won the £30,000 (A$54,540) Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award for ‘Peanuts Aren’t Nuts’. Zoffness, only the second ever woman to win... Read more



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