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27 April 2020


‘The Yield’ takes hat-trick at 2020 NSW Prem’s Awards

The Yield by Tara June Winch (Hamish Hamilton) has swept the 2020 New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards, winning Book of the Year, the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction and... Read more

States announce new Covid-19 arts funding

Arts funding bodies in Victoria and New South Wales have announced new funding initiatives for the creative sector in response to Covid-19. Victoria: $16.8 million ‘survival package’, including $2.2 million... Read more
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Ernest Scott Prize 2020 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2020 Ernest Scott Prize for History has been announced. The shortlisted titles are:  Bedlam at Botany Bay (James Dunk, NewSouth) The Seventies: The personal, the political... Read more


Bestsellers: Novels dominate lockdown reading x

Children are keeping busy in lockdown with the Bluey colouring book Big Backyard, which is spending its third consecutive week in the top spot on the bestsellers chart. Adult fiction... Read more
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Bologna releases schedule for virtual book fair

Organisers of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair (BCBF) have released the schedule for the virtual book fair, which will take place across BCBF’s digital channels from 4–7 May. Among the... Read more


Pearson reports 5% decline in first quarter update

Pearson has announced a 5% decline in revenue in its first quarter update, in line with revised expectations reported in March due to Covid-19. It also reported a 10% decline... Read more
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