Sarah Sandley has resigned as chair of the Auckland Writers’ Festival board and will be replaced by deputy chair Phillipa Muir. Nicola Legat has been appointed deputy chair and Josephine Green has... Read more
Thorpe-Bowker congratulates RMIT librarian Julia Leong, winner of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Conference iPad competition. Along with an iPad, Leong will receive a 12-month subscription to Books+Publishing. The competition was open to attendees at the ALIA National Conference in Melbourne on 15-19 September.
This weekend, South Sydney Rabbitohs will play their first Premiership in 43 years.
Glory Glory: My Life is the story of Rabbitohs icon John Sattler, a boy from the bush who famously played 77 minutes of the 1970 Grand Final with a shattered jaw, leading the Rabbitohs to victory over Manly.
Susan Hawthorne’s Bibliodiversity: A Manifesto for Independent Publishing (ISBN: 9781742199306) attracted expressions of interest from publishers in four languages on its first day of publication. Interest from publishers working in Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic and French has come for the work. Spinifex Press will be offering it and other titles at next week’s Frankfurt Book Fair in Hall 8.0 B92.
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