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31 January 2020


Play ‘Counting and Cracking’ wins $100k Victorian Prize for Literature

Sydney playwright S Shakthidharan and associate writer Eamon Flack have won the $100,000 Victorian Prize for Literature for their play Counting and Cracking (Belvoir and Co-Curious) at this year’s Victorian... Read more


Booktopia buys Co-op assets; campus stores to close

Online bookseller Booktopia has bought ‘various’ assets of the Co-op Bookshop from the administrators of the University Co-operative Bookshop. As previously reported by Books+Publishing, the University Co-operative Bookshop, which included... Read more
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Caffoor to leave Text x

Text rights manager Khadija Caffoor is leaving the company to return to the UK. Caffoor has worked in rights at Text since 2016. Caffoor told Books+Publishing she’d decided ‘it was... Read more

Macmillan employees banned from attending DBW conference over ebook embargo

Digital Book World (DBW) has banned Macmillan employees from attending its 2020 conference in solidarity with the American Library Association’s (ALA) campaign against the publisher’s restrictions on new release ebooks.... Read more
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