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18 July 2018


Melbourne Writers Festival 2018 program launched

The program for the 2018 Melbourne Writers Festival (MWF), which runs from 24 August to 2 September, has been announced. This year’s festival will open with a gala celebration featuring... Read more


WORD Christchurch 2018 program announced

The program for the 2018 WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival, which runs from 29 August to 2 September, has been announced. Among the international guests attending this year’s festival... Read more
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Namoi retires from A&U x

Angela Namoi will retire from her position as rights and international sales director (children’s) at Allen & Unwin (A&U) on 3 August. During her career, Namoi sold the ‘Tashi’ series... Read more


Educational Publishing Awards 2018 shortlists announced

The Australian Publishers Association (APA) has announced the shortlists for the 2018 Educational Publishing Awards Australia. The shortlists in each category are: Primary Student Resource: Arts/Science/Humanities/Social Sciences/Technologies/Health and Physical Education/Languages... Read more
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Scribble sells North American rights to ‘Under the Love Umbrella’

Scribe’s children’s imprint, Scribble, has sold North American rights to Under the Love Umbrella (Davina Bell, illus by Allison Colpoys) to Simply Read Books. Rights to the title have previously... Read more

Smith to leave Bonnier Zaffre UK

In the UK, Mark Smith is stepping down from the position of CEO of Bonnier Zaffre after selling his equity stake in the firm, reports the Bookseller. Smith was named... Read more
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