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26 July 2018

Kibble and Dobbie Awards 2018 winners announced

The winners of the 2018 Kibble and Dobbie Literary Awards were announced at a ceremony at the State Library of New South Wales on 25 July. The $30,000 Nita B... Read more


Lothian acquires two books in YA fantasy series by Kostakis

Lothian head of children’s publishing Jeanmarie Morosin has acquired ANZ/UK rights to two books in a fantasy series by Australian YA author Will Kostakis, via Sarah Williams at Sophie Hicks... Read more
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Greer’s ‘On Rape’ sold to Bloomsbury UK

Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) has sold UK and Irish rights to Germaine Greer’s On Rape to Bloomsbury UK. Bloomsbury won the rights at auction after 12 UK publishers reviewed the submission.... Read more


Mckenzie wins inaugural Affirm Press/Tablo crime writing competition

Dinuka Mckenzie, a Sydney-based writer and environmental planner, has won the inaugural Affirm Press/Tablo ‘The Perfect Crime’ competition for her manuscript ‘Flood Debris’. Mckenzie receives an editorial and publishing mentorship... Read more
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Hosein wins Commonwealth Writers’ Short Story Prize 2018

Kevin Jared Hosein, from Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean, has won the 2018 Commonwealth Writers’ Short Story Prize for the short story ‘Passage’. Hosein’s short story explores ‘a midlife crisis-ridden protagonist... Read more
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