‘We are either ignoring, or describing, exploring or grappling on the contested ground of stolen lands, with unsettled matters. This is the fuel of creativity in the engine room. This is the conversation we are having over and over in Australianletters.‘—Boisbouvier Chair in Australian Literature Alexis Wright discusses the power and purpose of literature in her Boisbouvier Oration at the Melbourne Writers Festival.
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NewSouth is thrilled that Caroline Twomey’s The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia has received the Australian History Prize and Paul Irish’s Hidden in Plain View: The Aboriginal People of Coastal Sydney took home the NSW Community and Regional History Prize at the 2018 NSW Premier’s History Awards. Congratulations to all the winners and shortlisted authors.
Big congratulations from NewSouth Books to these publishers and authors on their inclusion in the 2018 QLD Literary Awards Shortlist.
From NewSouth Publishing, Beautiful Balts: From displaced persons to new Australians by Jayne Persian and The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia by Christina Twomey; from Wild Dingo Press, The Enlightenment of the Greengage Treeby Shokoofeh Azar; and from Giramondo, Tracker by Alexis Wright, Chatelaine by Bonny Cassidy, I Love Poetry by Michael Farrell and The Honeymoon Stage by Oscar Schwartz.
Muswell Press is a proudly independent publisher with 50 years’ experience at the helm. Bloomsbury are thrilled to be launching their list in ANZ with the funny and endearing expat memoir about making beer in wine country, A Beer in the Loire (Jan 2019). For more information about Muswell titles, contact your Allen & Unwin sales representative.
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