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17 May 2019


Stella winner ‘The Erratics’ sells to US, Canada x

Jeanne Ryckmans at the Cameron Creswell Agency has sold US and Canadian rights in two separate deals to 2019 Stella Prize winner The Erratics (Vicki Laveau-Harvie, Fourth Estate). US rights... Read more

Writers Victoria announces Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund recipients

Writers Victoria has announced the fourth round of recipients for the Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund. Twelve successful writers, booksellers and publishers were selected from 111 applicants to receive a... Read more
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Melbourne Spoken Word & Poetry Festival launches crowdfunding campaign for 2019 event

The organisers of the Melbourne Spoken Word & Poetry Festival, which is set to run this year from 12–28 July, have begun a crowdfunding campaign after unsuccessful applications for Australia... Read more


‘Girl Stuff 8–12’ tops Australian children’s/YA nonfiction bestsellers chart in April x

Kaz Cooke’s go-to guides for pre-teen and teenage girls, Girl Stuff 8–12 and the original Girl Stuff, are at number one and number eight respectively on April’s Australian nonfiction children’s/YA... Read more
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Gunaratne wins 2019 Dylan Thomas Prize

In the UK, British-Sri Lankan writer Guy Gunaratne has won the 2019 International Dylan Thomas Prize for his debut novel In Our Mad and Furious City (Tinder). In Our Mad... Read more
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