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6 May 2019


Aurealis Awards 2018 announced

The winners of the 2018 Aurealis Awards for the best Australian science fiction, fantasy and horror writing published in 2018 have been announced. The winning titles were: Best science fiction... Read more

ALS Gold Medal 2019 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2019 Australian Literature Society (ALS) Gold Medal has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: Aqua Spinach (Luke Beesley, Giramondo) Beautiful Revolutionary (Laura Elizabeth Woollett, Scribe) click here for... Read more
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Cohen wins Russell Prize for humour writing

David Cohen has won the 2019 Russell Prize for humour writing for his short story collection The Hunter and Other Stories of Men (Transit Lounge). Cohen’s ‘eclectic collection’ was chosen... Read more

Four writers named 2019 ‘SMH’ Best Young Australian Novelists

Tom Lee (Coach Fitz, Giramondo), Robbie Arnott (Flames, Text), Jamie Marina Lau (Pink Mountain on Locust Island, Brow Books) and Ruby J Murray (The Biographer’s Lover, Black Inc.) have been... Read more
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UQP sells world English rights to ‘The Lost Arabs’ to Andrews McMeel Universal x

UQP has sold world English-language rights (ex ANZ) to Omar Sakr’s poetry collection The Lost Arabs to US-based Andrews McMeel Universal. UQP publishing director Madonna Duffy said the deal came... Read more


Serong longlisted for £15,000 Wilbur Smith Adventure Prize

Jock Serong has been longlisted for the £15,000 (A$28,230) Wilbur Smith Adventure Prize, for his novel Preservation (Text). Preservation is one of 12 titles longlisted for the prize, which celebrates... Read more
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Bestsellers: Latest ‘Bad Guys’ book at number five ahead of official release date x

Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid (Jeff Kinney, Puffin) remains at number one on this week’s bestseller chart, followed by E L James’ The Mister (Arrow), which has moved up... Read more



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