Lucy Hamilton has been appointed general manager/CEO of Express Media, replacing Pippa Bainbridge in the position. Hamilton was previously partnerships coordinator for Regional Arts Victoria.... Read more
‘With Amazon on the ground to handle distribution alongside its international reach, there will be a stronger incentive for Australian authors to turn to Amazon and self-publish. This may lead to a fragmentation of the expertise currently concentrated in publishing houses’—publishing and communications lecturer and researcher Beth Driscoll on the arrival of Amazon in Australian and its implications for local publishing
Alison Watson joins Wavesound, an RBmedia Company, from 1 September as Operations Manager. Alison, formerly at Zenith, will streamline operations workflows, implement new cataloguing services for libraries to enhance patron discoverability, and improve shelf-ready service offerings for Wavesound’s growing list of International and Australian Audiobooks, Magazines, eBooks and Large Print in digital and physical formats. You can contact Alison on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hardie Grant is now the distributor for the bestselling volume Tom Ford (9780847826698) from Rizzoli. Stock is available from September, contact your sales representative for more information and to order.
Smith Street Books has announced that it is recalling all copies of the book Which Cult Should I Join ISBN 9781925418354 due to the threat of legal action. The book is distributed by Simon & Schuster Australia. Booksellers are advised to stop selling the book immediately and to return all existing stock to UBD for a full credit email@example.com. For further information contact your Simon & Schuster account manager.
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