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9 September 2019


Writers, literary orgs among latest OzCo funding recipients

Twenty-seven writers and literary organisations are among the recipients of the latest Australia Council grants round, which awarded $6.2 million to 201 projects. Grants in the literature category were worth... Read more


Winners of the Ned Kelly Awards 2019 announced

The Australian Crime Writers Association (ACWA) has announced the winners for this year’s Ned Kelly Awards for Australian crime writing. The winning titles in each category are: Best first fiction... Read more
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Vavilova wins 2019 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award

Tanya Vavilova has won the 2019 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award for her short story collection Grub. Author and prize judge Moya Costello described Grub as ‘astonishingly outside of realism—vividly... Read more

Richell Prize 2019 longlist announced

Hachette Australia and the Emerging Writers’ Festival (EWF) have announced the longlist for the 2019 Richell Prize for emerging writers. The longlisted works are: ‘Where the Lost Boys Go’ (Sarah... Read more
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‘The Teacher’s Pet’ wins 2019 Danger Prize

Australian journalist Hedley Thomas’ podcast The Teacher’s Pet has won the 2019 Danger Prize, awarded for the best book, film, podcast or TV drama about Sydney and crime. Open to... Read more


Bestsellers: Nothing strange about latest ‘WeirDo’ making the chart x

The 117-Storey Treehouse (Andy Griffths & Terry Denton, Pan) is spending its sixth consecutive week at the top of the bestsellers chart, while Jamie Oliver’s latest cookbook Veg (Michael Joseph) has moved... Read more
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Publishers Weekly x

Books+Publishing is partnering with US trade news magazine Publishers Weekly to provide our subscribers with exclusive access to the weekly digital edition of PW magazine for a limited time. This edition features... Read more



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