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10 July 2018


Shortlist announced for National Biography Award 2018

The State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW) has announced the shortlist for the 2018 National Biography Award, worth $25,000. The shortlisted works are: Songs of a War Boy (Deng... Read more


Walker Books to publish YA anthology by LGBTQIA+ authors

Walker Books Australia has acquired world rights to an anthology of YA short stories by LGBTQIA+ Australian authors. Due to be published in June 2019, Kindred: A Queer #LoveOzYA Anthology... Read more
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PRH sells North American rights to 13-year-old slam poet's debut x

Penguin Random House (PRH) Australia has sold North American rights to Limelight by 13-year-old slam poet Solli Raphael to Andrews McMeel Universal (AMU). AMU executive editor Patty Rice acquired the rights... Read more


Australian Historical Association 2018 awards announced

The Australian Historical Association (AHA) has announced the winners of the 2018 W K Hancock Prize and the Kay Daniels Award. The $2000 W K Hancock prize, which recognises an... Read more
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UK films based on books create 44% more revenue

A new research report commissioned by the UK Publisher’s Association (PA) has found that UK-produced films based on books generate 44% more revenue in the British box office (and 53%... Read more
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