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19 August 2021

Girt Nation

The saga of Australia continues with … GIRT NATION From the bestselling author of Girt and True Girt comes the highly anticipated Girt Nation. Publishing in November, David Hunt will trample... Read more

MWF cancels live events, brings forward MWF Digital

The organisers of the Melbourne Writers Festival (MWF), which was scheduled to run from 3–12 September at various locations across the city, have cancelled the live components of its program.... Read more
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Confusion for NZ booksellers under Level 4 lockdown x

The definition of ‘essential’ items able to be sold online in Aotearoa New Zealand is the subject of some debate as the entire country re-enters Level 4 lockdown. Auckland went... Read more


Morrow appointed Murdoch Books publishing director x

Allen & Unwin (A&U) has announced that Murdoch Books publisher Jane Morrow has been appointed publishing director of the company, replacing Lou Johnson in the role. A&U said Morrow’s ‘well-honed... Read more
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Aotearoa Booksellers NZ conference postponed x

The 2021 Aotearoa Booksellers NZ conference, which was due to be held at the Park Hyatt in Auckland this weekend, 21–22 August, has been postponed due to the country’s current... Read more
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