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29 August 2019


‘The Ruin’ to be adapted for film by Colin Farrell’s new production company

A screen adaptation of Dervla McTiernan’s debut crime novel The Ruin (HarperCollins) is in development by a new production company run by Irish actor Colin Farrell, reports Deadline. Farrell’s Chapel... Read more


UQP acquires new poetry collection by Ellen van Neerven

UQP has acquired world rights to Ellen van Neerven’s second poetry collection, Throat. Throat is described by the publisher as ‘a collection of poems about whiteness, climate change, extinctions; about... Read more
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Fremantle sells ‘Antarctica’ picture book to US

Fremantle Press has sold US rights to Moira Court’s forthcoming picture book Antarctica to Massachusetts-based children’s publisher Charlesbridge. ‘Charlesbridge’s roots are in nature nonfiction, which is what attracted them to... Read more


ASA to track publishing, appearances fees for authors

The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) has launched rates trackers to record how much authors and illustrators are being paid for publishing agreements and event appearances. The ASA is asking... Read more
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