Books+Publishing’s weekly publicity round-up covers forthcoming publicity for Australian and internationally authored books due to appear in Australian media over the coming weeks. Fiction Alice... Read more
‘An Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) will enshrine clearer processes, improve job satisfaction and job security, and allow editors and publicists to do what they love best: working on and promoting books.’—PRH editorial and publicity staff on entering into EBA negotiations with their employer; if successful, it would be the only MEAA-negotiated agreement currently covering in-house publishing staff in Australia.
Following a Senate inquiry into the federal government’s ParentsNext welfare program, the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) is urging public libraries to report ParentsNext... Read more
Walker Books Australia is delighted to announce that they have taken on the Australian and New Zealand distribution of award winning UK publishing house, Andersen Press, beginning August 2019.
Andersen Press, founded in 1976, publishes some of the most well-known and best loved names in the world of children’s books. These include David McKee, the creator of ‘Elmer the Patchwork Elephant’, which has sold over 10 million copies worldwide; Tony Ross, author of the global sensation ‘Little Princess series’, which has been translated into over 30 languages; bestselling novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie; the picture books of Chris Van Allsburg, including Christmas classic The Polar Express; award-winning Canadian novelist Susin Nielsen, best-known for We Are All Made of Molecules; Newbery Medal-winning verse novelist Kwame Alexander; comedian and broadcaster Julian Clary’s hilarious series ‘The Bolds’.
Penguin Random House will continue to manage sales & distribution until the end of July and UBD will accept returns until 30 August 2019. For all product and order enquires after 26 July please contact Walker Books on 02 8666 8311 or email any orders to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 1300 551 721.
NewSouth Books congratulates the following authors and publishers on their inclusion in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2019 shortlist: Gerald Murnane for Border Districts (Giramondo), Maria Tumarkin for Axiomatic (Brow Books), Alexis Wright for Tracker (Giramondo), Michael Farrell for I Love Poetry (Giramondo), Philip Neilsen for Wildlife of Berlin (UWA Publishing), Mark Reid for Blindside (Puncher & Wattman) and Jamie Marina Lau for Pink Mountain on Locust Island (Brow Books).
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