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14 February 2019

The Land Girls

From the bestselling Australian author of The Last of the Bonegilla Girls comes a moving story of love, loss and survival against the odds. It was never just a man’s... Read more


ASA advises authors to send takedown notices to Internet Archive

The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) is advising authors to contact the Internet Archive and request the removal of their titles from the Open Library. The ASA has received a... Read more
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PRH Australia launches local speakers bureau

Penguin Random House Australia (PRH) has announced it will establish a local speakers bureau, which will coordinate PRH authors’ speaking engagements for corporate clients, and the business, government and academic... Read more

Varuna announces shortlisted manuscripts for Publisher Introduction Program

Varuna, the Writers’ House, has announced the shortlisted manuscripts for its 2019 Publisher Introduction Program (PIP). Twenty-four manuscripts by emerging Australian writers will be sent to publishers Allen & Unwin,... Read more
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Scribe acquires McKay’s debut novel

Scribe has acquired world rights to Laura Jean McKay’s debut novel, The Animals in That Country, a literary spec-fic novel that imagines a world in which humans and animals might finally... Read more


KYD launches writing prize for school students

Kill Your Darlings (KYD) has launched a new writing prize, designed to develop, mentor, edit and publish the work of two writers from Australian secondary schools. The inaugural KYD School... Read more
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US trade segment increased by 4.6% in 2018

In the US, estimates from the Association of American Publishers’ (AAP) StatShot program show that US publishers’ revenue for trade books was US$7.49 billion (A$10.57bn) in 2018, an increase of... Read more



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