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28 June 2021


Holland-Batt awarded $100,000 Judy Harris fellowship

Australian poet, writer and critic Sarah Holland-Batt has been awarded the University of Sydney’s $100,000 Judy Harris Writer in Residence fellowship at the Charles Perkins Centre. Holland-Batt, who is associate... Read more


Affirm acquires Berry’s ‘Fearlessly Failing’ x

Affirm Press has acquired world rights to nutritionist and podcast host Lola Berry’s new personal development book Fearlessly Failing. Affirm said Fearlessly Failing is ‘a guide to embracing challenges and... Read more
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Desperate Literature Prize 2021 winner announced, Australians shortlisted

London writer Paige Cowan-Hall has been announced as the winner of the 2021 Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize, while Australia-based writers Phillippa Finkemeyer, Campbell Andersen and Erin Scudder made the... Read more


‘She’s on the Money’ debuts at number one x

Financial self-help is back in Australia’s bestsellers chart with podcaster and financial adviser Victoria Devine’s She’s on the Money debuting at number one and Scott Pape’s The Barefoot Investor re-entering... Read more
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Smith, Yaffa win 2021 Orwell Prizes

UK novelist Ali Smith and US journalist Joshua Yaffa have won this year’s Orwell Prizes for political fiction and political writing respectively, reports the Bookseller. Smith was awarded the political... Read more


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