Filming of the big-screen adaption of Margaret Mahy’s ‘coming-of-age’ YA thriller The Changeover: A Supernatural Romance (HarperCollins) will begin in Christchurch this week, reports the New... Read more
‘When writing a review, my rule of thumb is always to benchmark a fellow writer’s novel against cluster munitions, rather than against the work of Marcel Proust’—UK author Chris Cleave offers advice to writers in his keynote speech at the New Zealand National Writers’ Forum
UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has announced it will close its digital entertainment business—including its ebook sales platform—later this year, reports the Bookseller. The supermarket’s customers... Read more
Walker Books has acquired the rights to the sixth book in the popular cartoonist and author Stephan Pastis’ bestselling ‘Timmy Failure’ series, aka Sherlock Hopeless, to be published in April 2017. Rights for the series have been sold in 32 countries to date, with a total of 1.4 million copies in print worldwide.
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) will hold an evening in conversation with award-winning journalist Stan Grant and Man Booker prize-winner Richard Flanagan at the Melbourne Athenaeum at 6.30pm on Tuesday, 27 September.
The event has been organised in conjunction with ILF, Readings, the University of Melbourne and the Melbourne Athanaeum. All proceeds will go to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.
For more information and to book, visit the booking website here.
This small Australian imprint has now released its first title, All of Us Together by CBCA multi-award-winning author, Bill Condon. For eight- to 12-year-olds, this is a gentle family story set in 1930 told with much warmth and good humour.
We’re excited to announce that Rachel Landers’ Who Bombed the Hilton? has been shortlisted for the 2016 Nib Waverley Library Award, which celebrates excellence in research in the creation of a literary work. In Who Bombed the Hilton? Landers wrestles with the evidence of the unsolved Hilton Hotel bombing in 1978, and amongst the details finds a prime suspect.
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