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28 November 2019


Orr, Bradley among recipients of Copyright Agency fellowships worth $240k

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has awarded a total of $240,000 for three fellowships. Adelaide writer Stephen Orr was awarded the $80,000 author fellowship for his project ‘The Journey’, a... Read more


‘The Strays’ to be adapted into six-part drama series

Emily Bitto’s Stella Prize-winning novel The Strays (Affirm) will be adapted into a six-part drama series as a co-production of See Pictures and Apogee Pictures. Beatrix Christian (Picnic at Hanging... Read more
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Readings Foundation announces 2020 grant recipients

The Readings Foundation has chosen 12 Victorian organisations to share in $135,142 worth of grants in 2020. The grant recipients are: Banksia Gardens Community Service: $10,000 to continue supporting for a... Read more


Hardie Grant Egmont acquires Alex Dyson’s debut YA novel

Hardie Grant Egmont has acquired world rights to the debut young adult novel by former triple j breakfast presenter Alex Dyson. When it Drops follows social outcast and bedroom musician... Read more
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Wilson to leave Text x

Kirsty Wilson will leave her role as Text Publishing sales and marketing director, after 14 years with the company. Wilson was due to return from maternity leave at the end... Read more

NZ Review of Books Pukapuka Aotearoa to close

The New Zealand Review of Books Pukapuka Aotearoa will close next month, following Creative New Zealand’s decision to withdraw its funding to the publication. The quarterly publication was launched in... Read more
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Costa Book Awards 2019 shortlists announced

In the UK, the shortlists for the 2019 Costa Book Awards have been announced. Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award are: Middle England (Jonathan Coe, Viking) Confession with Blue Horses... Read more



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