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20 June 2018


A&U to distribute Echo; Meyer promoted to publisher

Allen & Unwin (A&U) and UK publisher Bonnier Zaffre have announced a new sales and distribution arrangement for former Bonnier Publishing Australia imprint Echo Publishing (Echo), with A&U to start... Read more

Amazon launches Prime in Australia

Amazon has launched its subscription service Prime on the company’s Australian website, offering users free delivery and subscription access to ebooks, videos and games. The service will include free ‘expedited... Read more
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Inaugural storytelling festival StoryFest to launch in regional NSW x

A new festival celebrating storytelling will be held in the Milton, Mollymook and Ulladulla area of New South Wales south coast from 21-22 June in 2019. Next year’s inaugural StoryFest... Read more


Writers Vic announces winners of Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition

Writers Victoria has announced the 2018 winners of the Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition. The winner in the fiction category was Amanda Hildebrandt for her story ‘Market Day’. Margaret Hickey... Read more
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The ‘B+P’ guide to the Miles Franklin 2018 shortlist

Six titles are vying for this year’s Miles Franklin Literary Award. Two of these are from multinational publishers (one each from HarperCollins and Pan Macmillan), three are from small, independent... Read more


Vida count 2017: male writers still dominate

In the US, Vida, the non-profit organisation for women in literary arts, has found that female writers accounted for less than 40% of articles and reviews at more than half... Read more
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