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15 August 2019

You Can Change the World

Did you know that there are more plastic flamingos in the world than real ones? That if you joined all the pieces of plastic in the ocean together, they would... Read more


Highest ever box office sales at 2019 Byron Writers Festival; Indigenous authors dominate bestsellers

This year’s Byron Writers Festival attracted the highest box office sales in its 23-year history, according to event organisers. The festival, which ran from 2–4 August in Byron Bay, attracted... Read more
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Affirm appoints Bell kids commissioning editor, Whelan editor x

Affirm Press has appointed senior editor Davina Bell as the new commissioning editor for its kids list. Assistant editor Meg Whelan has also been promoted to editor of the kids... Read more


Full program announced for Ubud 2019

The full program has been announced for the 2019 Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF), which runs from 23–27 October in Ubud, Indonesia. Joining a total of 180 speakers from... Read more
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Rosenbloom selected for Shanghai Visiting International Publishers program

Scribble publisher Miriam Rosenbloom has been awarded a Shanghai Visiting International Publishers fellowship to attend a specialist program alongside the Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair in November this year. The... Read more


Text acquires ANZ rights to Booker-longlisted ‘Ducks, Newburyport’ x

Text Publishing has acquired ANZ rights to Lucy Ellmann’s Booker-longlisted novel Ducks, Newburyport, published in the UK by Galley Beggar Press. The novel, comprised of only eight sentences, follows an... Read more
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Angie Martin wins inaugural First Nations Fellowship for commercial writing

Harlequin has announced Angie Martin as the winner of the inaugural Commercial Fiction Fellowship for First Nation Writers, for her manuscript ‘Melaleuca’. Martin’s manuscript was chosen from a shortlist of... Read more



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