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10 March 2020


Wild honoured for Lifetime Achievement in Literature

Australian children’s author Margaret Wild has won the Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature. The award ‘acknowledges the achievements of eminent literary writers over the age of 60... Read more


Bell appointed publisher at A&U x

Davina Bell has been appointed publisher at Allen & Unwin (A&U), where she will work in the children and young adult division. ‘Davina’s passion, energy and enthusiasm will make her... Read more
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Shaw wins Neilma Sidney Prize

Wellington-based writer Jenah Shaw has won Overland‘s Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize for travel-themed short fiction, worth $4000, for her story ‘The Houseguest’—about a woman, ‘new to the city and... Read more


Hogan wins Judith Wright Poetry Prize

Writer and primary school teacher Dan Hogan has won Overland’s Judith Wright Poetry Prize for new and emerging poets, worth $6000, for their poem ‘No Alarms’. Lou Garcia-Dolnik placed second... Read more
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Bestsellers: McTiernan at number one x

Perth-based author Dervla McTiernan’s third Cormac Reilly novel (The Good Turn, HarperCollins) has flown to the top of the bestseller charts in its first week of publication, pushing Marian Keyes’... Read more


S&S pulls UK, US staff from Bologna

Staff from the UK and US divisions of Simon & Schuster (S&S) won’t attend the rescheduled Bologna Children’s Book Fair in May, reports Publishers Weekly. Last month, the fair was postponed... Read more
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