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Lesley Halm has been appointed an editor at Scribe. Lesley is currently Island magazine’s editorial assistant and online editor. She was guest editor of a special edition of Review of Australian Fiction, is co-creator and convenor of an emerging writers’ group in Tasmania, and has worked at Fuller’s Bookshop in Hobart for the past four years. Lesley, who will begin in the role on Monday 2 June, replaces Ian See, who has taken up a position as editor at UQP.
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Please be advised that as a result of the closure of Macmillan Distribution Services, Macmillan Education Australia will be moving distribution to United Book Distributors effective 1 July 2014. This includes locally published titles, Macmillan ELT and any other distributed titles. Please send orders and return requests to UBD from 1 July 2014.
Remember the Time: protecting Michael Jackson in his final days, by Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard with Tanner Colby, will be released simultaneously in Australia, the UK, and the US on 3 June 2014. A first-hand account of Michael Jackson’s last two-and-a-half years by the only two men trusted to be by his side, Remember the Time reveals what really happened to the King of Pop. Major local and international media coverage will occur upon publication.
ISBN: 9781925106268, Scribe $32.99, Order from UBD: 1300 135 113
HarperCollins UK’s Children’s Books team capped a year of stellar publishing by being named Children’s Publisher of the Year at the glittering Bookseller Industry Awards in London on Monday night. This team has dominated the bestseller lists with a raft of impressive books including Veronica Roth’s Divergent series, David Walliams’ Demon Dentist, Derek Landy’s Last Stand of Dead Men and Lauren Child’s Ruby Redfort series (to name just a few).
Cristina Cappelluto, Head of Children’s Publishing at HarperCollins Children’s Books, Australia, says: ‘We heartily congratulate our UK colleagues. This tremendous recognition acknowledges their excellence and commitment to our authors (both established and new) and is a result that we’re very proud of. It also further reinforces the brilliant results that HarperCollins Children’s Books is achieving for its authors worldwide, and happily, the future continues to look very bright for us all.’
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