‘To me, a town, village or city is empty without the power of a bookshop … That is why we have to fight for bookshops. Every last one is precious to us, our quality of our life, our literature, our public spaces and communities.’—John Bird, founder of the Big Issue, speaking at the launch of the UK Independent Bookshops Alliance, which aims to give indie bookstores a louder voice in the British industry.
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Elephant Tree Publishing is a small and independent publisher based in Canberra, Australia.
We are seeking well-written fiction and non-fiction with best-seller potential and international appeal. We want to hear from talented Australian and New Zealand authors who have a passion for writing, and encourage Indigenous authors to submit their work.
We welcome the submission of manuscripts and book proposals in the following categories: contemporary fiction,young adult fiction, children’s fiction (with or without illustrations), non-fiction.
Manuscripts can be submitted in complete form or as a partial manuscript including a full proposal or book outline. Please be sure to also include the following items in your submission: Author biography, how you can promote your book (do you have a website, Facebook, blog, business etc), short synopsis of your book (500 words max), sample chapter or whole manuscript (as word document attachment or PDF if contains a lot of illustrations or photos)
Hay House is excited to announce the launch of a new imprint, Hay House Business. For the past 31 years, we have helped our authors empower people to make cutting-edge changes in their personal lives. Now we have decided to help innovative business leaders share their secrets for success and positive change too.
‘For many years I have been secretly dreaming about launching a business imprint here at Hay House due to my love of business and knowing what powerful changes successful businesses can bring about in the world,’ says Hay House CEO, Reid Tracy.
While this is Hay House’s first dedicated business imprint, the company has published a number of authors who are highly successful in business, including Brendon Burchard, Ben Stein, James Altucher, and Carrie Green.
As it has done in other key content areas, Hay House will develop business content to release as online courses, radio shows, podcasts, live events, apps, and more.
About Hay House
Hay House is the international leader in self-help and motivational publishing, featuring books, audios, and online courses by more than 300 authors. Please visit us at www.hayhouse.com.au
Please note that Pan Macmillan Australia will cease sales and distribution for all Rodale titles on May 1, 2018 with Penguin Random House to assume these responsibilities at that time.
Please ensure that all Rodale titles eligible for return which were sold by Pan Macmillan and invoiced by Alliance Distribution Services are returned to Alliance Distribution Services by July 31, 2018.
Returns queries for any titles invoiced prior to May 1 should be addressed to ADS Customer Service (firstname.lastname@example.org or 02 4390 1300) and any queries for titles invoiced after May 1, 2018 should be addressed to United Book Distributors (email@example.com or 1800 33 88 36).
Congratulations to the Allen & Unwin authors and illustrators whose books have been shortlisted in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year and Crichton Awards.
Our shortlisted titles are currently closed for invoicing while we ensure that we have adequate stock levels to supply ALL customers. All of our shortlisted titles are being reprinted. We expect to begin supplying stock as follows:
How To Bee, Bren MacDibble (9781760294335, $16.99 PB) The Grand Genius Summer of Henry Hooble, Lisa Shanahan (9781760293017, $14.99 PB)
**All orders to be supplied from 14 April**
Henrietta and the Perfect Night, Martine Murray (9781760290245, $16.99 HB) Swan Lake, Anne Spudvilas (9781743318454, $29.99 HB) I Just Ate My Friend, Heidi McKinnon (9781760294342 $24.99 HB) The Sloth Who Came to Stay, Margaret Wild, illustrated by Vivienne To (9781760290221, $24.99 HB)
**All orders to be supplied from 1 May**
Do Not Lick This Book, Idan Ben-Barak, illustrated by Julian Frost (9781760293055, $19.99 HB)
Walker Books Australia congratulates our dedicated authors and illustrators for being recognized at the CBCA shortlist announcement last Tuesday. Carole Wilkinson and Liz Anelli were shortlisted for Best Picture Book for Ten Pound Pom, while nods for the Eve Pownall award for Information books went to Claire Saxby and Julie Vivas for Koala, and Amazing Australians in their Flying Machines by Prue and Kerry Mason, illustrated by Tom Jellett.
Linsay Knight, Head of Publishing at Walker Books Australia, says, “Storytelling is key to everything we do at both Walker Books and Black Dog Books, that’s why we are so delighted these amazing titles have been recognized. Congratulations to all involved!”
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