Daily Newsletter (end March 2022)
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15 November 2021

Supply chain: Booksellers report serious delays; missing, damaged stock x

Booksellers on Australia’s east coast are reporting serious delivery delays, missing deliveries and damaged stock, with reports that the problems are particularly acute in Queensland. And while freight company XL... Read more


ABA to hold 2022 conference in Sydney

The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) has announced its 2022 National Conference and Trade Exhibition will take place in Sydney from 12–13 June next year. The ‘much-needed and totally fabulous industry... Read more
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Affirm Press Mentorship Award winners; NEWC fellowship shortlist

Affirm Press and Varuna, The National Writers’ House have announced the winners of the 2021 Affirm Press Mentorship Award. The winners are: Maha Sidaoui for ‘One Arabian Girl’ Alison Whipp for... Read more


Ayliffe’s John Bailey series optioned for screen x

Simon & Schuster (S&S) has sold screen rights to Tim Ayliffe’s John Bailey crime thriller series to CJZ Productions, in a deal brokered by Jeanne Ryckmans of Cameron’s Management. The... Read more
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Get to know the SPN Book of the Year shortlist

The winner of the 2021 Small Press Network (SPN) Book of the Year Award will be announced on 26 November during the annual SPN Independent Publishing Conference. Each Monday, in the... Read more

Storytel buys Audiobooks.com; Spotify moves into US market

Stockholm-based audiobook streaming company Storytel is buying Audiobooks.com from RBmedia for an undisclosed amount, reports Publishers Weekly. The acquisition is Storytel’s first entry into the English-language market. The company, which... Read more
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