Wellington-based author Mandy Hager has won the 2019 Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal, presented annually for lifetime achievement and distinguished contribution to New Zealand children’s literature.... Read more
Sales Fiction Spinifex has sold Turkish-language rights to Feminist Fables (Suniti Namjoshi) to Güldünya Yayınları. Transit Lounge has sold world English-language rights (ex ANZ) to Soon (Lois Murphy)... Read more
This year, Books+Publishing will publish a weekly publicity round-up, covering forthcoming publicity for Australian and internationally authored books due to appear in Australian media over... Read more
‘This proves that words still have the power to challenge inhumane systems and structures. I have always said that I believe in words and literature. I believe that literature has the potential to make change and challenge structures of power.’—Poet, journalist and Kurdish refugee Behrouz Boochani accepts the Victorian Prize for Literature via a pre-recorded speech from Manus Island.
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