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23 October 2019


Reminder: PM’s Literary Awards winners announced this morning

The winners of the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards will be announced at an event at Parliament House in Canberra from 11am. Books+Publishing will be tweeting from the winner’s ceremony here.... Read more


‘The Glad Shout’ wins 2019 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction

Alice Robinson’s second novel, The Glad Shout (Affirm), has won the 2019 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction. The Glad Shout was chosen from a shortlist of six by a... Read more
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Deborah Cass Prize 2019 shortlist announced

The shortlist for Writers Victoria’s Deborah Cass Prize for emerging writers from migrant backgrounds has been announced. The shortlisted authors and their works are: Deniz Agraz for ‘Rosewater’ Michelle Almiron... Read more


Film rights to Mostafa’s ‘Offshore’ optioned

Filmmaker Partho Sen-Gupta has optioned the film rights to Joshua Mostafa’s novella Offshore (Seizure). Mostafa was joint winner of Seizure’s seventh annual Viva La Novella competition, with Carly Cappielli for... Read more
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Chadwick, McMillan win 2019 Polari Prizes

In the UK, writers Angela Chadwick and Andrew McMillan have won the 2019 Polari Prizes for work that explores the LGBT experience, reports the Bookseller. Now in its ninth year,... Read more

Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction 2019 shortlist announced

In the UK, the shortlist for this year’s Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction, formerly the Samuel Johnson Prize, has been announced. The six shortlisted titles are: Furious Hours: Murder, fraud... Read more
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