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27 January 2021

Please complete our Christmas survey—deadline extended

Books+Publishing is currently conducting its annual Christmas survey of booksellers and publishers. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey online. We are now accepting submissions until Monday, 1... Read more

Book industry figures among 2021 Australia Day honours recipients

Several book industry figures have been recognised in the annual Australia Day honours. Writer, editor and academic Robyn Sheahan-Bright was made a Member (AM) in the General Division of the... Read more
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The Book Cow opens in Canberra x

New independent bookstore The Book Cow has opened in Kingston in Canberra’s inner south. The shop opened in early December as a pop up, but has permanent shelving and a... Read more

Dymocks Tuggeranong to close x

After more than 20 years operating in the Canberra suburb, Dymocks Tuggeranong is set to close at the completion of its current lease. ‘This has not been an easy decision... Read more
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McDougall wins NZ Sunday Star-Times short story prize

Wellington author Kirsten McDougall has won the NZ$5000 (A$4672) New Zealand Sunday Star-Times short story competition open category for her story ‘Walking Day’. McDougall, a publicist and literary manager whose... Read more


Roffey wins Costa Book of the Year 2020

In the UK, Monique Roffey has won the £30,000 (A$53,000) Costa Book of the Year for her novel The Mermaid of Black Conch: A Love Story (Peepal Tree Press). The Mermaid... Read more
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Kapil wins T S Eliot Prize 2020

In the UK, Bhanu Kapil has won the £25,000 (A$44,330) T S Eliot Prize for Poetry for her collection How to Wash a Heart (Pavilion Poetry). Drawn from a performance... Read more



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