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30 May 2019


Screen rights to Nix’s ‘The Keys to the Kingdom’ series sold

Herschend Entertainment Studios has acquired film and television rights to Garth Nix’s seven-book fantasy series ‘The Keys to the Kingdom’ (A&U), reports Deadline. Jill Grinberg Literary Management sold rights on behalf... Read more

Rusher departs MUP for Hachette

Emma Rusher will leave her position as head of sales and marketing at Melbourne University Publishing for a new role as communications director at Hachette Australia. Hachette’s marketing and publicity... Read more
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Hurley joins A&U NZ as publisher

Michelle Hurley will join Allen & Unwin New Zealand in the role of publisher. Hurley has worked at Random House New Zealand and Allen & Unwin Australia, and has been... Read more

2019 ‘Griffith Review’ Novella Project winners announced

The winners of the Griffith Review’s 2019 Novella Project competition have been announced. The winning authors and their works are: ‘Cleave’ by Keren Heenan ‘Spectrums’ by Allanah Hunt ‘Annah the Javanese’... Read more
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Finalists for 2019 Walkley-Pascall Prize for arts criticism announced

The Walkley Foundation has announced the finalists for the 2019 Walkley-Pascall Prize for arts criticism, as part of its Mid-Year Celebration. The finalists are: Rosemary Neill for ‘Shooting stars: exposing... Read more
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