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15 January 2020

Please complete our Christmas survey

Books+Publishing is currently conducting its Christmas survey of booksellers and publishers. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey online. We’re accepting submissions until Thursday, 23 January. Booksellers If... Read more

Indie Book Awards 2020 shortlists announced

Leading Edge Books has announced the shortlists for the 2020 Indie Book Awards for the best Australian books published in 2019. The shortlisted titles in each category are: Fiction There... Read more
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Lit orgs, writers receive Create NSW funding x

A number of literary organisations and writers are among the recipients of round one of Create NSW’s annual organisation, project and Creative Koori Projects arts funding program, which has allocated... Read more


A&U acquires ANZ rights to Marney’s new YA novel

Allen & Unwin (A&U) has acquired ANZ rights to a new YA thriller by Ellie Marney. None Shall Sleep, which A&U described as a YA Silence of the Lambs, is... Read more
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Ventura sells UK rights to ‘Paris Savages’

Ventura Press has sold UK rights to Katherine Johnson’s novel Paris Savages to independent publisher Allison and Busby. Paris Savages, which was written as part of Johnson’s PhD, is based... Read more


Text celebrates Coetzee’s 80th birthday with special collection x

Text Publishing will celebrate J M Coetzee’s 80th birthday with a special collection of writings in honour of the South Africa-born, Australian writer. Coetzee’s partner of more than 40 years,... Read more
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US publishers reach settlement with Audible in Captions lawsuit

In the US, Audible and the seven publishing houses suing the company for copyright infringement over the proposed Captions program have reached an undisclosed settlement, reports Publishers Weekly. The Captions... Read more


Robinson wins 2019 T S Eliot Prize

In the UK, writer and performer Roger Robinson has won the 2019 T S Eliot Prize for poetry for his collection A Portable Paradise (Peepal Tree Press), reports the Bookseller.... Read more



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