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23 February 2021


Williams wins 2021 MUD Literary Prize

The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams (Affirm Press) has won the fourth annual MUD Literary Prize. Presented annually for the best debut literary novel by an Australian writer,... Read more


Text announces Steph Bowe Mentorship for Young Writers

Text Publishing has announced the Steph Bowe Mentorship for Young Writers, a new initiative designed to nurture and encourage a new Australian children’s writer under the age of 25. The... Read more
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Pantera acquires Fa’Aoso memoir x

Pantera Press has acquired world rights to the debut memoir by actor and former professional footballer Aaron Fa’Aoso in a six-figure pre-empt from Danielle Binks at Jacinta di Mase Management.... Read more


Scribner acquires Haigh Evatt history x

Under its Scribner imprint Simon & Schuster Australia has acquired world rights to The Brilliant Boy: Doc Evatt and the great Australian dissent, a new work of history by Gideon... Read more
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S&S acquires historical fiction debut x

Simon & Schuster (S&S) has acquired world rights to The Understudy, a historical fiction debut by Julie Bennett. ‘The Understudy is set in 1973, the year the Opera House opened.... Read more
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