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16 July 2018

PRH acquires sequel to ‘The Woolgrower’s Companion’

Penguin Random House Australia (PRH) has acquired Oceania rights to a sequel to Joy Rhoades’ The Woolgrower’s Companion (Bantam), in a deal brokered by Stephanie Koven from Cullen Stanley International in... Read more


QWC/Hachette Australia Manuscript Development Program adds YA and nonfiction

The Queensland Writers Centre (QWC) and Hachette Australia Manuscript Development Program has broadened its submissions criteria this year, and will for the first time accept YA and general nonfiction submissions.... Read more
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Audible appoints Naparstek as director of original content

Audible Australia has appointed Ben Naparstek as director of original content. In the new role, Naparstek will oversee the development of original audio shows, series and dramatisations. The announcement comes... Read more


Staff changes at the Small Press Network

The Small Press Network (SPN) has announced the appointment of Tim Coronel as general manager. Coronel, who was previously communications manager for SPN, takes over from Matthia Dempsey, who has... Read more
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Bestsellers this week x

Last week’s highest new entry, Michael Robotham’s thriller The Other Wife (Hachette), climbs to the second spot in this week’s overall top 10 bestsellers, knocking The President Is Missing (Bill Clinton... Read more


PRH announces two-year partnership with National Literacy Trust

In the UK, Penguin Random House (PRH) has announced a two-year partnership with the National Literacy Trust (NLT), an independent charity that works with disadvantaged children to develop their literacy skills. PRH will... Read more
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