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19 October 2018


‘Pulse Points’ wins 2018 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction

Jennifer Down’s short story collection Pulse Points (Text) has won the 2018 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction. Pulse Points was chosen from a shortlist of six by a judging panel comprising... Read more


Most Underrated Book Award 2018 shortlist announced

The Small Press Network (SPN) has announced the shortlist for the 2018 Most Underrated Book Award. The shortlisted titles are: Gwen (Goldie Goldbloom, Fremantle Press) Living in Hope (Frank Byrne with Gerard... Read more
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Walkley Book Award 2018 longlist announced

The Walkley Book Award longlist for 2018 has been announced. The longlisted titles are: Trace: Who Killed Maria James? (Rachael Brown, Scribe) A Long Way from No Go (Tjanara Goreng... Read more


‘Liminal’ founder McIntosh nominated for Victorian Young Australian of the Year

Founder and editor-in-chief of Liminal magazine Leah Jing McIntosh has been announced as one of four nominees for Victorian Young Australian of the Year. A writer and photographer, McIntosh created Liminal in response to the... Read more
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2019 Scribblers Festival Schools Program announced

The program for the Scribblers Festival Schools Program, which runs from 8-10 May 2019 in Claremont, Western Australia, has been announced. Launched last year, Scribblers Festival celebrates children’s literature and... Read more


Redgum Book Club acquires school book fair provider Central Book Suppliers x

Redgum Book Club has acquired school book fair provider Central Book Suppliers (CBS). Established in 2014, Redgum provides in-school book clubs to schools nationwide, with emphasis on Australian authors, illustrators... Read more
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PRH US merges Crown, Random House divisions

Penguin Random House (PRH) US has merged two major adult divisions, Crown Publishing Group and Random House Publishing Group, reports Publishers Weekly. Random House president and publisher Gina Centrello will... Read more



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