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13 July 2018


Copyright Agency announces recipients of $50k Ignite funding grants x

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has announced 16 recipients of its 2018 Ignite grants. The $50,000 pool of funding is aimed at supporting training and mentorship programs for those in... Read more


Hachette acquires ‘Lambs of God’ ahead of TV miniseries adaptation x

Hachette Australia has acquired ANZ rights to 1997 novel Lambs of God (Marele Day), ahead of the release of a four-part TV miniseries adaptation of the novel produced by Foxtel.... Read more
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Scale Free Network sells ‘The Invisible War’ to US x

Melbourne-based art-science collaborative and micro-publisher Scale Free Network (SFN) has sold North American rights to the graphic novel The Invisible War (Ailsa Wild, Briony Barr, Gregory Crocetti et al) to... Read more


ABA to trial one-day training session in Brisbane x

The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) is hosting a one-day booksellers’ training session in Brisbane on 21 August. The all-day program, which runs from 9am to 5pm, will include sessions on... Read more
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Family memoir wins 2018 PEN/Ackerley Prize

Richard Beard’s family memoir The Day That Went Missing (Vintage) has been awarded the 2018 PEN/Ackerley Prize for a work of memoir or autobiography. Beard received a cheque for £3000 (A$5330)... Read more
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