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22 July 2021

The Last Checkmate

Readers of Heather Morris’s The Tattooist of Auschwitz and watchers of The Queen’s Gambit won’t want to miss this amazing debut set during World War II. A young Polish resistance worker, imprisoned in Auschwitz as... Read more

Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize 2021 shortlist announced

The Australian Book Review (ABR) has announced the shortlist for the 2021 Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. The shortlisted works and their authors are: ‘The Enemy Asyndeton’ by Camilla Chaudhary (NSW) ‘A... Read more
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Scarlet Stilettos offer record prize money in 2021

Sisters in Crime Australia’s annual Scarlet Stiletto Awards are offering a record $11,910 in prize money this year. The competition, for short crime and mystery stories by women writers, has... Read more


S&S acquires two McAlister rom-coms

Simon & Schuster Australia has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to two adult novels by Jodi McAlister, author of the YA series ‘Valentine’, via Alex Adsett from Alex Adsett Literary.... Read more
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Affirm acquires Cox’s ‘So Many Beats of the Heart’

Affirm Press has acquired world rights to a novel by Perth-based journalist Carrie Cox via Lyn Tranter at Australian Literary Management. So Many Beats of the Heart is ‘a wonderfully... Read more
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