New Zealand bookselling chain Whitcoulls is once again selling ebooks through Kobo after suspending its Kobo ebookstore in mid-October. As previously reported by Books+Publishing, Whitcoulls... Read more
Kill Your Darlings has gone west, relocating to offices at The Idea Collective in Footscray. Please direct all future correspondence – including book samples, invoices and returns – to our new postal address:
Published posthumously by Arbon Publishing, Murray Rose’s inspirational book Life Is Worth Swimming featured on ABC TV’s Australian Story on Monday 11th November, which won its timeslot with 1.5million Australians tuning in and also trended on Twitter.
Part 2 of Murray’s story, which featured his book Life is Worth Swimming, aired on Monday 18th November was also very popular.
Life is Worth Swimming is currently receiving nationwide publicity.
Rachael McDiarmid, Publisher Relations & Marketing Communications Manager at James Bennett / Inbooks has left the company after nearly 11 years. Looking for new opportunities in the book trade, she can be reached on 0409772850 or firstname.lastname@example.org or LinkedIn.
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation is calling for book submissions for our programs that provide much needed books and literacy resources into remote and isolated communities across the country. All books need to be submitted by Friday 6 December 2013 and in stock for bulk ordering in January 2014. With your support, our Foundation has gifted over 100,000 books to over 200 community organisations since 2009 – 23,000 books just this year. To find out how to submit your books and for a selection criteria, please contact Tina Raye, Program Manager, on 02 9319 2883 or email@example.com.
Cengage Learning has acquired future publishing rights to Pearson Australia’s Vocational titles. Pearson will continue to sell current editions of the textbooks, primarily used in TAFE and RTO markets. Future new editions will be published by Cengage Learning.
Effective immediately, the newly published Kearns childcare series released from November 2013 will be published and sold from Cengage Learning.
ISBN- Title 9781486001507 Birth to Big School 3e 9781486002122 Business of childcare 3e 9781486002047 Frameworks for learning and development 3e 9781486001989 Big Picture 3e
Any current orders and backorders of Kearns titles made with Pearson will be transferred to Cengage Learning.
Returns will be accepted if the stock has been invoiced by Cengage Learning Australia as at 22 November 2013. All returns must be in accordance with our existing returns policy. Return requests for stock purchased prior to this date may be directed to Pearson Australia.
For information about current editions which are being sold by Pearson Australia, contacts are:
Booksellers can continue to place orders with our Customer Service team on 02 9454 2222
Teachers and colleges can continue to find resources on www.pearson.com.au and request inspection copies from the VET Hotline on 1800 838 123
FURIA, the new journal of literary short stories has published its first issue, with authors including Cassandra Atherton and Les Zigomanis. Available from firstname.lastname@example.org. $10. ISBN: 978-0-646-91032-1 ISSN 2202-7793. 108 pages
The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) invites book industry staff to the Victorian Christmas party: ‘Come and celebrate another year in bookselling and tell your rep how much you appreciate all the work they do for you! Eat, drink and talk shop (or not!)’
Venue: Bomba Bar, Level 5 103 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Date: 26 November, 7-9pm Tickets are $25 and include food and drink. Bookings can be made online at www.aba.org.au or for further information contact the ABA office on (03) 9859-7322
Nominations for the Rep of the Year Award can be made here
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