Daily Newsletter (end March 2022)
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3 June 2021

The House of Shudders

‘A powerful read … I was gripped until the very end.’ —Romi Sharp, Books on Tour A bastard, a shame, a national disgrace. A child thrust into a world of... Read more


Dunnell wins Fogarty Literary Award for ‘The Glass House’

Perth writer Brooke Dunnell has won the Fogarty Literary Award for her novel The Glass House. Dunnell receives a $20,000 cash prize from the Fogarty Foundation and a publishing contract... Read more
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Inaugural Kuracca Prize longlist announced

Overland has announced the longlist for the inaugural Kuracca Prize for Australian Literature, created in honour of the late Wiradjuri elder, poet, writer, activist and artist Kerry Reed-Gilbert. The longlisted... Read more


Ultimo acquires Hyland crime fiction in two-book deal x

Ultimo Press has acquired world rights to Canticle Creek and a second book by crime writer Adrian Hyland. ‘When Adam Lawson’s wrecked car is found a kilometre from Daisy Baker’s... Read more
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UQP acquires Haddad debut novel ‘Losing Face’

UQP has acquired world rights to Losing Face, the debut novel by Sydney writer George Haddad. Losing Face interweaves the stories of Joey, who has recently finished school and is... Read more


French author Diop wins International Booker Prize

French author David Diop has won the £50,000 (A$91,400) International Booker Prize for his novel At Night All Blood is Black (trans by Anna Moschovakis, Pushkin). The judges described At... Read more
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