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12 October 2022

 

Weyward

Discover the power of being Weyward in 2023’s biggest debut THEY TRIED TO CAGE US. BUT A WEYWARD WOMAN BELONGS TO THE WILD. WE CANNOT... Read more
 
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Marketing staff to be covered in proposed PRH EBA x

The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) union has announced that a proposed changed Enterprise Agreement at Penguin Random House (PRH) will cover marketing staff... Read more
 

 

‘Wellmania’ sells to UK ahead of Netflix adaptation x

Coronet, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (ex ANZ) to Wellmania: Misadventures in the search for wellness by journalist... Read more
 
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QBD opens Ipswich store x

QBD Books has opened a new store in Ipswich, Queensland. The new store, located at the Ipswich Riverlink Shopping Centre, celebrated its opening on Love... Read more
 

 

Pantera Press acquires Vanstone memoir in two-book deal x

Pantera Press has acquired ANZ rights to the memoir A Thousand Wasted Sundays by writer and podcaster Victoria Vanstone, in a two-book deal, via Sarah... Read more
 
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A&U acquires Scholte sequel x

Allen & Unwin (A&U) has acquired ANZ and Oceania rights to Shadows of Truth by Astrid Scholte, the sequel to her 2022 YA fantasy League... Read more
 

US print sales down 4.8% YTD

In the US, unit sales of print books were down 4.8% in the first nine months of the year compared to the same period in... Read more
 

SPN BOTY shortlist, Anatolitis joins Meanjin, Ernaux wins Nobel Prize x

The Small Press Network (SPN) has announced the shortlist for its Book of the Year Award, along with the program for its 2022 Independent Publishing Conference, where the Book of the Year winner will be announced. Meanwhile, Esther Anatolitis has been appointed the new editor of Meanjn, and the shortlist for the 2022 Victorian Community History Awards has been revealed.

The Australian Booksellers Association has rebranded as BookPeople; Hachette Australia and the Emerging Writers’ Festival have announced the shortlist for the 2022 Richell Prize; and the Campion Group has acquired independent educational publisher Insight Publications.

Overseas, French writer Annie Ernaux has won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature, and in the UK, the shortlists for the 2022 Goldsmith Prize and Baillie Gifford Prize have been announced.

 

 

Reflections on work and the future: Book industry survey 2022 x

In July 2022 Books+Publishing (B+P) surveyed more than 300 people about their employment in the Australian book industry, following up on similar surveys in 2013 and 2018. This report focuses... Read more
 

 

Rights round-up x

Sales Fiction Affirm Press has sold exclusive Portuguese language rights for Brazil and non-exclusive world rights (excluding Portugal, Angola and Mozambique) to The Nowhere Child... Read more
 

 

Australian bestsellers 2022 YTD x

Top 10 Australian fiction YTD Apples Never Fall (Liane Moriarty, Macmillan) 44,080 The Murder Rule (Dervla McTiernan, HarperCollins) 40,870 Exiles (Jane Harper, Macmillan) 39,770 Cobalt... Read more
 

 

Pullin, Tame memoirs debut in top 10 x

Top 10 bestsellers Exiles (Jane Harper, Macmillan) The 156-Storey Treehouse (Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton, Pan) The Bullet That Missed (Richard Osman, Viking) The Bad... Read more
 

 

Why Does it Still Hurt? How the power of knowledge can overcome chronic pain (Paul Biegler, Scribe) x

The way we understand pain evolves, and it is misunderstood even within the medical community. Part physical, part psychological, it is notoriously difficult to study.... Read more
 

 

Seven Sisters (Katherine Kovacic, HarperCollins) x

Katherine Kovacic’s latest novel is an intense, page-turning psychological thriller that explores the depravity of domestic violence, the failings of the justice system and the... Read more
 

 

Read the latest Publishers Weekly x

Books+Publishing is partnering with US trade news magazine Publishers Weekly to provide our subscribers with exclusive access to the weekly digital edition of PW magazine.... Read more
 

Congratulations to Australia’s Pat Grayson

Congratulations to Australia’s Pat Grayson, category winner of the American 2022 Independent Press Awards (category self-help) for Seeds of Potential: An anthology of positivity comprising 33 short stories (each story is a seed).

Publisher: Heartspace Publications
ISBN: 9780648582861

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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