Softlink to supply OverDrive ebooks and audiobooks to Sydney Catholic schools The Catholic Education Office (CEO) in Sydney has announced a partnership with library supplier Softlink, which... Read more
Australian Publishers Association Professional Development sessions are open for bookings. Projects, Priorities & Time Management. Last Chance to Book. Sydney only Tuesday 3 September Learn... Read more
The Independent Publishing Conference, running from 14-15 November at the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne, is calling for papers for this year’s Academic Program. The conference is seeking papers... Read more
The Australia Council is looking for new international guests to join the Visiting International Publishers (VIPs) program at the Adelaide Writers’ Week, running from 1-6 March 2014, following a successful VIPs... Read more
Struggling to keep your overheads down and your sales up? Then utilize the freelance sales & marketing services of industry veteran Maurice Peters. Visit www.bookknight.com.au for a comprehensive list of services or call 0417-725-533
Allen & Unwin is delighted to announce we have secured Australian and NZ rights to the surprise bestseller, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan. When an author interview entitled ‘Is This The Most Embarrassing Interview Fox News Has Ever Done?’ went viral online, social media erupted and the book catapulted up the charts to #1. Described by Publishers Weekly as ‘compulsively readable’, Zealot is a provocative and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus of Nazareth.
ISBN: 9781743319390 $24.99 rrp, Australian publication 23 August 2013. Place your orders with UBD now.
The new book in the New York Times bestselling Origami Yoda series is now on sale. To help celebrate, Thames & Hudson is awarding two prizes to a bookseller who took part in our display bin offer. Congratulations to The Teaching Hub who has received the cost of their Jabba Bin back and an exclusive Skype session with Tom Angleberger for an in store event.
Join the community of Origami Yoda folders and have access to teacher resources at origamiyoda.com
Reader’s Digest sales, marketing and distribution of books to the Australian and New Zealand book trade will be managed by BMS Wholesale, Sydney.
From Monday, 2nd September 2013, all Reader’s Digest new and backlist titles will be available from the BMS Sydney warehouse. The BMS customer service number is (02) 9634-7224. The BMS email address for customer service is email@example.com. To open an account with BMS, please use either of these contacts.
The BMS office, showroom and warehouse are located at Unit 10, 5 Hudson Avenue, Castle Hill, NSW 2154.
Jason Workman, Reader’s Digest Sales and Marketing Director, said: "Reader’s Digest is impressed with the professionalism and enthusiasm of the BMS team. The company looks forward to working with BMS to provide the very best service to the book trade in ANZ." Stuart Smith, Managing Director of BMS, said: "The Reader’s Digest list presents BMS with a real challenge and a great opportunity to represent one of the most prestigious illustrated reference lists in Australia and New Zealand."
HarperCollinsPublishers ANZ is excited to announce the launch of its new online unsolicited submission program, The Wednesday Post, which will be going live on Wednesday 21 August 2013. Our goal is to uncover, develop and promote the most outstanding voices writing today.
The new portal will be open for submissions every week on Wednesday. We are looking for writers at every stage of their career, from closet scribes to those who have a history of publication.
Adult and YA books are the focus for this initiative, and we will be accepting manuscripts in both fiction and non fiction genres. We are particularly seeking exceptional contemporary women’s fiction. The Wednesday Post will respond to authors within three weeks if we wish to see more of their work. All submissions will be considered for print and e-book publication as well as digital-only publication.
Myra Lee, who many people have known and worked with, will be moving to New Zealand on 7 September. Join her many friends and former colleagues at an Italian lunch to farewell Myra and to thank her for her extraordinary contribution.
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