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2 August 2018

Vodka and Apple Juice

When Jay’s husband lands a diplomatic job in Warsaw, she jumps at the opportunity to escape her predictable life in Canberra for a three-year adventure in the heart of central... Read more

NT Literary Awards 2018 winners announced

The winners of this year’s Northern Territory Literary Awards have been announced. The winners in each category are: Zip Print Short Story Award ($1000) ‘The Virgin Mary and Katrina Sparks’... Read more
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Book-to-film adaptations receive development funding from Screen Australia

Three book-to-film adaptations feature among the projects receiving story development funding from Screen Australia. The projects, and their producers, are: A feature film adaptation of the novel, The Natural Way... Read more


‘Griffith Review’ 2018 Novella Project winners announced

The winners of the Griffith Review’s Novella Project competition have been announced. The winning authors and their works are: ‘All the things I should have given’ by Miriam Sved ‘Distance’ by... Read more
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‘A Ghost in My Suitcase’ adapted for stage

Gabrielle Wang’s novel for younger readers, A Ghost in My Suitcase (Puffin), has been adapted to a theatre production and will premiere at the Playhouse Arts Centre Melbourne from October 18-21... Read more


Child tops ALIA most-borrowed list in 2018; Pape tops nonfiction

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) has partnered with library provider Civica to compile a list of most-borrowed books from Australian libraries from June 2017 to May 2018. Like last... Read more
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India reduces GST on ebooks

In India, the GST Council has announced that GST on ebooks will be reduced from 18% to 5%, but the lack of clarity has left publishers ‘perplexed’, reports the Hindu. The... Read more



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