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10 September 2018


Hunter wins $10,000 for 2018 ACU poetry prize

Australian Catholic University (ACU) has announced Castlemaine-based poet Annie Hunter as the winner of the 2018 ACU Prize for Poetry, worth $10,000, for her poem ‘Athene noctua’. Judge Chris Wallace-Crabbe... Read more


Orr, Groth named as finalists in Canadian children's book awards

Two Australian authors are among the finalists of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s (CCBC) children’s book awards. Dragonfly Song (A&U) by Canadian-born Australian author Wendy Orr has been shortlisted for the... Read more
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Jackson-Bourke named inaugural Emerging Pasifika Writer in Residence

Auckland-based playwright Leki Jackson-Bourke has been announced as the inaugural Emerging Pasifika Writer in Residence. Run by the International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML) at Victoria University of Wellington, the... Read more


Bestsellers this week x

The Barefoot Investor (Scott Pape, Wiley) is still number one on the weekly bestseller chart, while The 104-Storey Treehouse (Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton, Pan) has dropped from second to fifth spot... Read more
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Waterstones buys Foyles

British bookshop chain Waterstones has acquired independent bookselling chain Foyles, reports the Bookseller. Foyles has been a family-run business for 115 years, and currently operates four shops in London, and... Read more
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