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17 July 2018


Canberra Writers Festival 2018 program launched

Canberra Writers Festival has announced the full line-up of guest speakers for its festival program, running from 23-26 August. International guests appearing at the festival include Scottish author Irvine Welsh,... Read more


Triggs, Scott announced in first line-up for Ubud 2018

The Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) has made its first announcement of guests joining the 2018 festival, which will run from 24-28 October in Ubud, Indonesia. The announcement included... Read more
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Castagna’s ‘No More Boats’ sold into North America

Giramondo has sold North American rights to Felicity Castagna’s No More Boats to Europa Editions editor-in-chief Michael Reynolds in a pre-empt, via Rach Crawford at literary agency MacKenzie Wolf. The Miles Franklin-shortlisted... Read more


Speech Pathology Australia book awards 2018 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2018 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards have been announced. The shortlisted titles in each category are: Birth to three years At the Zoo... Read more
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Australian bestsellers in June: Morris reclaims top spot; Pape remains overall bestseller

Heather Morris’ debut novel, The Tattooist of Auschwitz, returns to the top spot for overall fiction bestsellers in June, ending the reign of Tim Winton’s The Shepherd’s Hut, which had topped... Read more


UK study reveals only 4% of children's books feature a BAME character

In the UK, a new report has found that only 4% of children’s books published in the UK in 2017 featured black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) characters, and only... Read more
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