Melbourne-based literary magazine The Lifted Brow and RMIT’s non/fictionLab have announced the longlist for their Prize for Experimental Nonfiction. The longlisted writers and their works are:... Read more
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 &... Read more
‘If Iceland, with 300,000 people, can sustain literary culture, why not Africa, where there are 40 million speakers of Yoruba, or 60 million Hausa, and 100 million speaking Swahili?’—In the opening keynote at the International Publishers Association’s Africa Rising summit, Kenyan novelist Ngugi wa Thiong’o encouraged publishers to publish books in indigenous languages, while addressing the misconception that there is no existing market for them.
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Walker Books Australia is delighted to announce that they have taken on the Australian distribution of award-winning UK publishing house What on Earth Books, beginning August 2019. For more information visit the website.
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