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26 October 2020


Robotham wins Gold Dagger

Michael Robotham has won the 2020 UK Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Gold Dagger for Good Girl Bad Girl (Hachette). Good Girl Bad Girl was one of six titles shortlisted for... Read more


Papas wins 2020 City of Fremantle Hungerford Award

Perth writer Maria Papas has won the 2020 City of Fremantle Hungerford Award for an unpublished manuscript for ‘I Belong to the Lake’, a work of literary fiction about a family’s... Read more
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‘Mophead’ takes PANZ Book Design Awards hat-trick

The winners of the 2020 Publishers Association of New Zealand (PANZ) Book Design Awards have been announced. Mophead by Selina Tusitala Marsh (Auckland University Press) took a hat-trick at the... Read more


Danger Prize 2020 shortlist announced

The Bad: Sydney Crime Writers Festival has announced the shortlist for this year’s Danger Prize, awarded for the best book, film, podcast or TV drama about Sydney and crime. The... Read more
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Larsen launches Debut Books x

Former bookseller and product manager at Penguin Books Australia Katherine Larsen has established independent Melbourne-based publisher Debut Books. Debut Books will launch in December with the first of a collection... Read more

Arts South Australia announces latest grant recipients

Arts South Australia has announced the successful recipients in its latest round of Arts and Culture Grants. Among the 25 successful applicants of the August 2020 round are the following... Read more
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Bestsellers: new Reilly debuts at number one x

Matthew Reilly’s sixth Jack West Jr novel, The Two Lost Mountains, has debuted at number one on the Australian bestsellers chart, bumping All Our Shimmering Skies down to number two after two... Read more


Bird’s ‘The Air Year’ wins Forward Poetry Prize

In the UK, Caroline Bird’s poetry collection The Air Year (Carcanet) has won the £10,000 (A$18,320) Forward Prize for best poetry collection, reports the Bookseller. Judging panel chair Alexandra Harris described... Read more


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