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11 January 2021


‘Forgotten Corners’ named SPN Book of the Year 2020

Tasmanian writer and activist Pete Hay has been awarded the inaugural Small Press Network (SPN) Book of the Year for his essay collection Forgotten Corners: Essays in search of an... Read more


Limprecht awarded 2020 Blake-Beckett Trust Scholarship

Eleanor Limprecht has been awarded the Australian Society of Authors’ (ASA) 2020 Blake-Beckett Trust Scholarship, worth $20,000. The scholarship is offered annually to an Australian author to provide them with... Read more
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Scribe & Varuna Residency 2020 fellows announced

The recipients of the 2020 Scribe & Varuna Residency have been announced. The writers and their projects are: Lauren Fuge for ‘Voyagers’ Jessica White for ‘From the Miniature to the... Read more


Ultimo acquires debut novel in eight-house auction x

Ultimo Press has acquired ANZ rights to Diana Reid’s debut novel Love & Virtue in ‘a hotly contested eight-publisher auction’. The novel, which explores virtue signalling and moral ambiguity in... Read more
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‘The Dry’ becomes first number one of 2021 x

After six weeks at number one on the bestseller chart and being named the top Australian Christmas bestseller for 2020 by Nielsen, Barack Obama’s A Promised Land has slipped down to... Read more

US print book sales up 8% in 2020

In the US, NPD BookScan has reported that print sales in the US rose 8.2% in 2020, making it the bestselling year for print in a decade, reports Publishing Perspectives.... Read more
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