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30 August 2018


Australian Reading Hour announces author events

The Australian Reading Hour (ARH), which will take place on Thursday, 20 September, has announced a number of events for the day. The annual campaign encourages Australians to ‘pick up a... Read more


Hope Prize winners announced

The winners of the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s 2018 Hope Prize for short stories have been announced. Finnegan Kruckemeyer won the $10,000 first prize for ‘Like Dresses in a Tree’;... Read more
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Grills wins ‘Lifted Brow’ Prize for Experimental Nonfiction

Literary journal the Lifted Brow has selected Eloise Grills as the winner of its 2018 Prize for Experimental Nonfiction for her piece ‘big beautiful female theory’. Grills receives $5000 and her winning... Read more


New bookshop Rabble Books & Games opens in Perth

A new bookshop has opened in the Perth suburb of Maylands. Rabble Books & Games opened on 1 June and is situated on the Eighth Avenue shopping strip. The shop... Read more
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South African publishers to be investigated over price fixing

The South African Competition Commission will investigate the Publishers’ Association of South Africa (PASA) and its 91 members over allegations of fixing the prices and trading conditions of books, reports... Read more


‘100 Dogs’ named Sainsbury’s children’s book of the year

UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has announced the winners of the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards, reports the Bookseller. The children’s book of the year prize was awarded to 100 Dogs (Michael Whaite, Puffin), which... Read more
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