The bestselling picture book trilogy written and illustrated by Caldecott Medallist Jon Klassen concludes with We Found a Hat, and will be published worldwide in October 2016 by the Walker Books Group. Jon Klassen will be visiting Australia in May 2016. For more information see: http://www.walkerbooks.com.au/News/News-Item-258
As previously announced, Hot Key Books, now part of UK-based Bonnier Publishing Fiction, transfers to Allen & Unwin on January 1 2016 as part of a new group sales and distribution arrangement covering a number of UK children’s and adult fiction titles. The Five Mile Press will accept returns of Hot Key Books titles until March 31 2016. Please contact Laurance on 03 8756 5559 with any enquiries.
NewSouth is excited to announce that Tess Lea’s Darwin (ISBN: 9781742233864) has been shortlisted for the Non-Fiction Award in the 2016 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature. Now in its 30 year, this is one of Australia’s richest and most competitive literary prizes. In Darwin, the final book in NewSouth’s acclaimed ‘City’ series, Tess Lea writes about her home town, delving into both memory and history. Congratulations to Tess and all the shortlisted authors. For orders, contact TL Distribution (P: +61(2) 8778 9999, E: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Online literary magazine, Antic, will be launched in mid-2016. Featuring the works of new and established Australian writers, Antic will publish fiction, nonfiction, poetry and criticism. Some of the pieces published will be accompanied by commentary that offers a deeper exploration of that work in terms of its craft and technique.The Antic team – Sabita Naheswaran (publisher and managing editor), Aaron Mannion (fiction), Katerina Bryant (nonfiction), Julian Novitz (reviews) and Kirstin Corcoran (poetry and publicity) – are seeking contributors and pitches, and will pay for any writing we publish. Keep an eye out for our first issue and launch event!
Cengage Learning Australia will be offering a Fast Track order service for back-to-school top up orders. The service is available from Wednesday 20th January 2016 to Friday 26th February 2016 for Primary and Secondary School Booksellers. Orders received by Cengage Learning Customer Service prior to midday ADST will be despatched the same day (subject to stock availability) Orders must be marked as‘Fast Track’
Everyone at Hachette Australia is thrilled to congratulate Geraldine Brooks on The Secret Chord and Stephanie Bishop on The Other Side of the World being shortlisted for the 2016 Indie Book Awards. Congratulations Geraldine and Stephanie!
To order copies of The Secret Chord (ISBN: 9780733632174) and The Other Side of the World (ISBN: 9780733633782) please contact Alliance Distribution Services customer service on toll-free fax 1800-664-477 or tel (02) 4390 1300.
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