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17 May 2018


Rose resigns from PRH

Penguin Random House senior literary editor Meredith Rose has resigned from the company, following the departure of PRH Literary publishing director Ben Ball earlier this week. Rose confirmed her resignation... Read more


2018 VIPs program explores crime genre, alternative formats x

The Australia Council for the Arts ran the 2018 Visiting International Publishers (VIPs) program from 2-4 May, alongside the Sydney Writers’ Festival. Twelve international publishers attended the program, which included... Read more
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Authors create #SelfPubIsHere campaign to amplify self-publisher voices

A number of self-published Australian authors, including Dionne Lister, A B Patterson and Lisa Fleetwood have pledged their support for a campaign to have self-publishing recognised and included in Australian... Read more


Cowley awarded Order of New Zealand

Children’s author Joy Cowley has been awarded the Order of New Zealand, which recognises outstanding service to the state and people of the country. Described as one of New Zealand’s... Read more
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New ‘Books+Publishing’ reviews out now x

Books+Publishing’s latest Reviews newsletter contains six reviews of books publishing in July. Christian White’s debut novel, the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Literary Prize-winning The Nowhere Child (Affirm, July), received four and a half stars... Read more


Textbook authors sue Cengage over subscription service

In the US, two authors have filed a federal lawsuit against educational publisher Cengage, alleging that the company’s new subscription service will improperly cost them sales and royalty payments, reports Publishers Weekly.... Read more
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