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28 April 2020


ABIA 2020 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) have been announced. The titles in each category are: General fiction book of the year Bruny (Heather Rose, A&U) Cilka’s Journey (Heather... Read more


Newman to join Dymocks as new MD x

Dymocks has announced the appointment of Mark Newman as its new managing director, effective from Monday 4 May. Newman replaces outgoing managing director Steve Cox, who announced in February that... Read more
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Online initiatives by Llewellyn, Spicer receive Copyright Agency emergency funding x

Two new initiatives to promote books and writers online have received funding from Copyright Agency’s Covid-19 emergency funding. Former artistic director of the Sydney Writers’ Festival Caro Llewellyn will host... Read more


'Don’t presume to know how people will respond to your situation': Small publisher Stormbird Press on coping with adversity x

The small environment-themed publishing house Stormbird Press lost everything during Australia’s bushfires in January. Publisher Margi Prideaux tells Books+Publishing how her year became ‘slower and less ambitious, but maybe better... Read more
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UK to introduce micro-loan scheme for small businesses

In the UK, the government will introduce a new micro-loan scheme for small businesses, in response to the impact of the coronavirus lockdown, reports the Bookseller. From 4 May, businesses... Read more
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