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7 July 2020

New Ingram Melbourne plant to open by September x

Ingram Content Group, parent company of Lightning Source Australia, has announced it is building a new printing plant in Melbourne which it expects to be operational in the Australian spring.... Read more

Verity La announces publishing break, apologises for ‘grave error’

Online literary journal Verity La has announced it is taking a break from publishing to ‘reflect on the ways in which the journal has been complicit with systemic racism, sexism... Read more
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Furphy Literary Award 2020 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the inaugural Furphy Literary Award has been announced. The six shortlisted stories and writers in the open category are: ‘Ando Gets Plastered’ by Cate Kennedy ‘Awakening’ by... Read more


O’Callaghan longlisted for Edge Hill Short Story Prize

Amanda O’Callaghan has been longlisted for the UK’s £10,000 ($A17,900) Edge Hill Short Story Prize, for her collection This Taste of Silence (UQP). O’Callaghan is one of 12 authors on... Read more
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‘Taking Tom Murray Home’ optioned for screen

Sydney-based production company Soft Tread Enterprises has optioned Tim Slee’s novel Taking Tom Murray Home (HarperCollins) for the screen. Taking Tom Murray Home was the inaugural winner of the Banjo... Read more


Pham’s ‘The Coconut Children’ to be adapted for stage

A stage adaptation of Vivian Pham’s debut novel The Coconut Children (Vintage) has been commissioned as part of Playwriting Australia’s Ignition program. The Coconut Children is one of seven major... Read more
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