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Promote your titles in the Books+Publishing magazine that focusses on the biggest selling period of the year. Books+Publishing’s July issue contains our annual Christmas preview, including key fiction releases, bios and histories, cookbooks, illustrated books and quirky gift books. Make your titles stand out by advertising in this issue. The booking deadline has been extended to Friday 3 June. For more information contact Fi Tunnicliff at email@example.com.
Pan Macmillan Australia is excited to announce that it will commence sales and distribution of the Collector’s Library in June. Existing Collector’s Library titles will be re-issued under the Macmillan Collector’s Library Imprint with updated covers, design and ISBN’s. Please contact the current distributor, NewSouth Books, to authorise returns which will be accepted until August 31. NewSouth Books will cease supplying these titles from May 31. For enquiries regarding the new editions, please either contact your Macmillan rep or visit our website at panmacmillan.com.au.
Bonnier Publishing has announced the formation of Bonnier Publishing Australia, to include its current publishers based in Australia, The Five Mile Press and Echo Publishing. The official notice of new holding company details will be forwarded to all partners in due course.
As part of the newly formed structure, Bonnier Publishing Australia will relocate to new centrally-located premises and as a result of the relocation The Five Mile Press distribution centre will close. Bonnier Publishing Australia has appointed TL Distribution (TLD) to provide Warehousing, Customer Service and Accounts Receivable services for Australia & New Zealand.
The Five Mile Press distribution centre will accept authorised returns before close of business on 1 July 2016. It will also accept and deliver orders received by email, phone or fax provided they are received by close of business on 13 July 2016. All outstanding Accounts Receivable balances and any recorded backorders held in the system as of this date will be transferred to the new distribution partner.
TL Distribution (TLD) will accept authorised returns for all Bonnier Publishing Australia imprints from 18 July 2016. Returns can be sent to C/- TL Distribution, Building A, 11 Greenhills Avenue, Moorebank, NSW 2170 for processing. All orders from 14 July 2016 are to be directed to TLD via; Email at firstname.lastname@example.org, Fax: 02 87789944 or Phone: 02 87789999. Five Mile Press will retain its existing SAN for all Pacstream orders. Online ordering, price & availability, returns requests and all Bookseller Account Information can be accessed 24/7 via TLD’s booksellers’portal at www.tldonline.com.au.
Bonnier Publishing Australia can be contacted at the new offices from Monday August 15. New contact details are Level 6, 534 Church Street, Richmond VIC 3121. Tel: 03 8756 5500. Email: email@example.com.
Our congratulations to Fiona Katauskas on her shortlisting in the 2016 CBCA Eve Pownall Information Book Award, for The Amazing True Story of How Babies Are Made (9780733333880, $19.99, ABC Books). This exciting news comes on the back of Fiona’s shortlisting in last week’s ABIAs.
Stock is currently frozen for stickering, and backorders will be released w/c Monday 30 May.
Allen and Unwin was thrilled to be named 2016 Publisher of the Year at last week’s Australian Book Industry Awards. This accolade not only recognises the creativity and hard work of everyone at Allen & Unwin but also, most importantly, the efforts of all of our authors, their agents and the wonderful support of the bookselling community. Our heartfelt thanks to everyone.
Harlequin ANZ would like to congratulate Rachael Johns on winning the 2016 ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year for The Patterson Girls.
Published in September 2015, The Patterson Girls is an accomplished foray into a bold new fiction style that Rachael Johns calls ‘contemporary life lit’.
Harlequin Publishing Director Sue Brockhoff says, ‘Rachael is a gifted storyteller and we are delighted that she has been honoured with an ABIA. Her stories reflect contemporary and family issues which resonate with a wide readership.’
Rachael’s success is a testament to her skill as a writer, but also to her ability to really connect with her readers.
Rachael’s next contemporary women’s fiction novel, The Art of Keeping Secrets, will be published in October 2016.
This is the first ABIA for Rachael Johns and Harlequin ANZ.
Harlequin ANZ congratulates Annabel Blay, Executive Senior Editor, on being awarded the Beatrice Davis Editorial Fellowship. Annabel will undertake a research project attached to the editorial departments of various US publishing houses for 8 – 10 weeks. This will enable her to garner knowledge and expertise from the largest book publishing market in the English speaking world. Harlequin staff and authors are delighted that Annabel has been awarded this prestigious fellowship.
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