Hamilton-based librarian and children’s literature specialist Gerri Judkins is the recipient of this year’s Storylines Betty Gilderdale Award. Judkins, who is currently the school librarian at Southwell... Read more
In Peter Donoughue’s keynote address at the Small Press Network’s Independent Publishers Conference, he argued that the publishing industry has been fighting too many ‘shameful wars’. ‘The industry went... Read more
Aboriginal Studies Press congratulates Russell McGregor on his shortlisting for the 2012 NSW Premier’s History Award – Australian History Prize for his book Indifferent Inclusion: Aboriginal people and the Australian nation. ISBN 9780855757793 RRP $39.95. Aboriginal Studies Press titles are distributed by Newsouth Books.
After 33 Years Peter Kirby has retired from the Constant Reader bookshop effective the 5th of November 2012. He has sold the business to Jay Lansdown, the store Manager for the past 4 years. Jay will be continuing the traditions of the Constant Reader including the popular Writers at Stanton program, he is looking forward to owning the Crows Nest icon and growing the business into the future.
Allen & Unwin is thrilled to congratulate Alex Miller on winning the Melbourne Prize for Literature 2012. Alex is a very deserving winner and A&U are delighted with this outstanding result. ‘A&U is extremely proud to publish Alex’s rich body of work of award-winning, critically acclaimed novels. His books delight many thousands of readers around the world and this award is utterly deserved.’ Annette Barlow, Publisher.
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