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5 February 2020


Black Inc. acquires Manning’s biography of Lachlan Murdoch

Black Inc. has acquired world rights to The Unauthorised Biography of Lachlan Murdoch by author and journalist Paddy Manning. The publisher said the book will investigate Murdoch—the eldest son of... Read more


‘You Can Change the World’ sold in multiple territories

Pantera Press has sold rights in several territories to Lucy Bell’s You Can Change the World, an illustrated practical guide ‘designed to empower kids to make changes in their lives... Read more
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King, Murray awarded 2020 Waitangi Day Honours

Writer and WORD Christchurch director Rachael King and science fiction author Lee Murray have been named in the New Zealand Society of Authors’ (NZSA) annual Waitangi Day Honours. King was... Read more

Oz publishers heading to Bologna in final year of funding

Twelve independent publishers will take part in the Australian collective stand at this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair, which runs from 30 March to 2 April. The 2020 fair marks... Read more
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Macmillan USA commits to increasing Latinx representation after ‘American Dirt’ controversy

In the US, Macmillan has committed to increasing the number of Latinx authors and staff across the company, in response to the controversy surrounding Jeanine Cummins’ novel American Dirt. The... Read more
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