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12 July 2021

Text Prize 2021 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the $10,000 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing has been announced. The seven shortlisted manuscripts are: ‘Dancing Barefoot’ by Alice Boyle (YA), a story about... Read more


Nour, Barnette awarded Affirm Press Mentorships for Sweatshop Writers x

Affirm Press and Sweatshop have announced the recipients of the second round of the Affirm Press Mentorship for Sweatshop Writers. The recipients of the 2021 mentorships are African American writer... Read more
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Kovats appointed Hachette head of sales x

Lil Kovats has been promoted to head of sales at Hachette Australia, effective immediately. In the role, Kovats will lead the sales team, represent the sales department to the publisher’s... Read more


Swan’s ‘So You Think You Know What’s Good For You?’ debuts at number two x

On this week’s charts, broadcaster, journalist and doctor Norman Swan’s new health and wellbeing handbook So You Think You Know What’s Good For You? has debuted at number two and... Read more
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US print book sales up 18.5% in first half of 2021

In the US, print book unit sales were up 18.5% in the first half of this year compared to the same period in 2020, reports Publishers Weekly. All the major... Read more


Read the latest Publishers Weekly x

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