A Texas judge has ordered Australian Amanda Hayward set aside US$10.7m (A$14.9m) for American Jennifer Lynn Pedroza, her former partner in The Writer’s Coffee Shop (TWCS), the original publisher of the... Read more
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The program for the National Young Writers’ Festival (NYWF), which will run in Newcastle, NSW, from 1-4 October, has been announced. The festival will include more than 100 speakers for more than... Read more
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You can be stocking The House of Secrets, Julia’s Story by Australian writer J (Judith) Mary Masters in the run up to Christmas—a perfect gift for mothers, aunts and grandmothers. Target audience is women readers, 35+
The writing has been compared with Susan Howatch. Yet the setting is country Australia beginning in 1942. The story centres around the wealthy Belleville family.
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Finalists in the $60,000 Melbourne Prize for Literature 2015, $30,000 Best Writing Award 2015 (+ $2,500 international travel) and the new $20,000 Writers Prize 2015 have been announced today at www.melbourneprize.org. Voting for the $6,000 Civic Choice Award 2015 opens today on the website and closes at the end of the Federation Square finalists exhibition, which runs from 9 to 23 November.
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, based in San Francisco, are an independent trade publisher specialising in areas such as leadership and management, current events and work/life issues. The new Fall 2015 (US) list is available from the Eurospan Group. Key titles include books by David Ulrich, Ken Blanchard, Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Nero author Julia Watson’s remarkable story was featured on Channel Nine’s 60 Minutes on Sunday night, viewed by over a million Australians.
The book is currently featured in e-book bestsellers lists, and the print book was officially launched in Melbourne on 1 September by Catherine Deveny. Julia will be touring with an extensive media and events schedule confirmed for Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne throughout September.
Breakfast, School Run, Chemo is a candid, entertaining look at life with cancer and living each day with humour and hope.
A proportion of the proceeds from each copy sold will be donated to the Jodi Lee Foundation.
HarperCollins congratulates Davitt award winners Caroline Overington, who won Best Non-Fiction Crime Book for Last Woman Hanged (9780732299729), about Louisa Collins, who was executed in New South Wales in 1889; Judith Rossell, whose multi-award-winning novel Withering-by-Sea (9780733333002, ABC Books) was named Best Children’s Crime Novel; and Pamela Rushby, who was highly commended in the YA category forThe Ratcatcher’s Daughter (9780732297138, A&R).
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