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30 October 2018


Samuel Wagan Watson wins 2018 Patrick White Literary Award

Poet, essayist, scriptwriter and performer Samuel Wagan Watson has been named the winner of the $20,000 Patrick White Literary Award for 2018. The annual award was established by Patrick White... Read more


Brennan wins CHASS Australia Book Prize 2018 for ‘A Writing Life’

Bernadette Brennan has won the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences’ (CHASS) 2018 Australia Book Prize, for her book A Writing Life: Helen Garner and Her Work (Text).... Read more
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Melbourne City of Lit announces 10th anniversary event program

The Melbourne City of Literature, in partnership with the Wheeler Centre, has announced the program for its 10th anniversary event, based on the idea of a parliament for the city.... Read more


PRH acquires Smethurst’s ‘The Freedom Circus’ x

Penguin Random House Australia (PRH) has acquired world rights at auction to The Freedom Circus by Sue Smethurst. The Freedom Circus is a nonfiction account of Smethurst’s husband’s grandparents, Holocaust... Read more
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Kirkus Prize 2018 winners announced

US publication Kirkus Reviews has announced the winners of its fifth annual literary prize. Each of the Kirkus Prize winners receives US$50,000 (A$70,830). Ling Ma won the fiction prize for Severance (Text), with... Read more
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