The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) has released details about its inaugural National Writers’ Congress, Authorship 20/20, which will celebrate the association’s 50th anniversary in Sydney from 17-19 October. Guest... Read more
Two Australian authors have recently won international book awards. Jesse Blackadder has won a gold medal in the historical fiction category of the Benjamin Franklin Awards for The Raven’s... Read more
Australian Publishers Association (APA) professional development sessions include: Thursday 20 June (Sydney); Tuesday 25 June (Melbourne) Industry Seminar: it’s not all about the words, but... Read more
Due to high demand, Finch Publishing is doing a second printing of Green Vanilla Tea by Marie Williams, this year’s winner of the Finch Memoir Prize. No interruption to supply is anticipated. ISBN: 9789121462993. RRP: $24.99.
MDS will commence using XL Express for all authorised returns as of the 6th of June. Please commence booking returns pick-ups through XL Express, rather than Toll Ipec from this date where using MDS carrier. XL Express contact details will show on all new return authorisations. Where using your own carrier, please continue your normal process but note the cut-off date for Pan, Macquarie and Thames and Hudson titles.
MDS will issue return authorisations for Pan Macmillan, its full sales agencies, Macquarie and Thames and Hudson until 14 June. Stock of authorised returns will be accepted by MDS until COB 21 June.
From 22 June please commence sending all authorised returns to Alliance Distribution Services.
Black Inc.’s new publisher for the Nero imprint, Jeanne Ryckmans, is delighted to announce Nero’s first acquisition: Is It Just Me? Confessions of an Over-Sharer, a collection of columns by Chrissie Swan.
Is It Just Me? Confessions of an Over-Sharer will be released in November 2013.
“Chrissie Swan is one of Australia’s busiest working mothers with a trademark warmth and humour that make her a favourite among women of all ages. Her popular Sunday Life columns lend themselves to a cracking compendium that’s perfect as the first acquisition for the newly re-launched Nero imprint.” – Jeanne Ryckmans, Publisher, Nero
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