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25 February 2020


Boochani’s ‘No Friend But the Mountains’ to be adapted for film

Behrouz Boochani’s book No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison (trans by Omid Tofighian, Picador) will be adapted as a feature film. The feature will be primarily shot... Read more


UQP to present gender equality award in honour of Quentin Bryce

The University of Queensland Press (UQP) has established a new award, named in honour of former Governor General Quentin Bryce, that celebrates women’s lives or promotes gender equality. Established in... Read more
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The Next Chapter mentors announced

The recipients of the 2019 Next Chapter grants for developing writers, each worth $15,000, have been matched with their mentors, who will work with them over 12 months to help... Read more


Bologna postponed due to coronavirus

This year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak in Italy. The fair, which was scheduled for 30 March–2 April, will now run from 4–7... Read more
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