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Aboriginal Studies Press would like to congratulate Fiona Paisley on the release of her much-anticipated biography, The Lone Protestor: AM Fernando in Australia and Europe (Aboriginal Studies Press, May 2012, 9781922059055, RRP $34.95, distributed by NewSouth Books). Events at Avid Reader in late May, Bishopsgate Institute in London in early June, the State Library of NSW in late June, and Adelaide and Canberra in July, as well as keen media interest including radio programs, will ensure this landmark publication is well publicised.
HarperCollins Publishers Australia is thrilled to congratulate our authors shortlisted for the Ditmar Best Novel award. Congratulations to Tansy Rayner Roberts for The Shattered City (9780732289447) and Kim Westwood for The Courier’s New Bicycle (9780732289881). To order, contact your HarperCollins Account Manager or Commercial Services on 1300-551-721.
Hachette Australia congratulates the brilliant Favel Parrett on her debut novel Past the Shallows being short-listed for the 2012 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Favel’s manuscript was discovered as part of our QWC/Hachette Australia manuscript development program and rights have been sold to John Murray in the UK and German publisher Hoffmann & Campe. ‘From the moment we all read Favel’s manuscript we knew this was a very special book. Publishing such a powerful and moving story has been a delight and it is wonderful that so many readers and the Miles Franklin judges have also fallen in love with it,’ said Hachette Publishing Director Fiona Hazard. To order copies of Past the Shallows (ISBN: 9780733626579) please contact Alliance Distribution Services customer service on toll-free fax 1800-664-477 or tel (02) 4390-1300.
HarperCollins Publishers Australia is delighted to congratulate our Norma K Hemming shortlisted authors. Congratulations to A.A. Bell for Hindsight (9780732291372), Sara Douglass for Devil’s Diadem (9780732291730), Kim Falconer for Road to the Soul (9780732291402), Alison Goodman for Eona (9780732284947), and Tansy Rayner Roberts for The Shattered City (9780732289447).
To order, contact your HarperCollins Account Manager or Commercial Services on 1300-551-721.
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