‘Once you move from thinking in terms of retrofitting to an inclusive publishing model, which embeds accessibility requirements into the publishing workflow, much of the cost actually falls away’—Sarah Runcie from the Australian Publishers Association on making publishing more inclusive and accessible for those with print disabilities.
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Walker Books is delighted to announce that they will be the distributor for award-winning Wellington-based publishing house Gecko Press, from 1 March 2019 in Australia.
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HEDS advises that as Finch Publishing is ceasing sales in late December, the deadline for sending a returns request for Finch titles is 3 December. The deadline for the return of Finch stock is 17 December for all titles. Please note that Finch stock does NOT include the Simon & Schuster editions of Manhood, Raising Boys, Steve Biddulph’s Raising Girls and 10 Things Girls Need Most.
From 1 March 2019, Scholastic Australia will no longer have the distribution rights for the following publisher:
Scholastic will cease accepting books into our warehouse on 31 March 2019. Books invoiced less than 4 months ago will be accepted, books invoiced over 9 months ago will be rejected. Please make sure any return authorisation requests are emailed to us no later than 15 March 2019 to ensure you can get returns back to Scholastic by 31 March 2019.
NewSouth is thrilled to share the news that Hunter Wine: A History was awarded Best Wine Book at the 2018 WCA Wine Communicator of the Year Awards. Congratulations to authors Julie McIntyre and John Germov.
Echo Publishing is delighted to announce Sandy Weir has joined the marketing team on a part-time basis. Sandy’s vast experience and publishing knowledge will ensure that Echo’s reach will be far and wide. You can contact Sandy at email@example.com
Following the liquidation of Dennis Jones book distributors, Pirgos Press announce their titles Blue Ribbons, Bitter Bread, Australian Heroines of World War One, Royal Marriages: Diana, Camilla, Kate & Meghan and Royal Mistresses of the House of Hanover-Windsor by Susanna de Vries are now distributed by Boolarong Press of Brisbane, this author’s original publishers. Returns placed by Dennis Jones are not accepted.
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