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25 September 2018


Horne Prize backflips on rule change, Marr and Funder quit as judges

The Saturday Paper and Aesop have removed a controversial rule change to the Horne Prize, acknowledging that the changes ‘were restrictive and should not have been included’. As a result... Read more


Third O'Neill title sold to UK’s Lightning Books

UK publisher Lightning Books has acquired UK and Commonwealth (excluding ANZ) rights to Ryan O’Neill’s 2012 debut short story collection The Weight of a Human Heart, reports Book Brunch. Lightning... Read more
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Recipients of CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants announced

Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) and the New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) have announced the four recipients of the 2018 CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants, each worth NZ$5000 (A$4590). The winner... Read more

UK children's book market reports growth; YA down 22%, children's nonfiction up 10.2%

In the UK, the children’s book market has reported steady growth between August 2017 and August 2018, reports the Bookseller. The children’s market has shown overall growth of 0.7% by... Read more
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