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ABR offers film/tv/media fellowship 

14 May 2012

The Australian Book Review (ABR) has announced that it will offer an ABR Patron's Fellowship for ‘a major article with a film/television/media focus’ this year. The fellowship is sponsored by...

Baillieu appointed ‘ABR’ deputy editor 

26 April 2012

Amy Baillieu has been appointed deputy editor of the Australian Book Review, replacing Mark Gomes who is joining the National Gallery of Victoria as an editor. (See news).

Baillieu appointed ‘ABR’ deputy editor 

26 April 2012

The Australian Book Review (ABR) has announced that Amy Baillieu has been appointed as the magazine’s new deputy editor. Baillieu, who is currently ABR philanthropy manager and has previously worked...

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13 February 2012

Fairfax publishes long-form journalism ebookFairfax Media has published its first long-form journalism ebook, Framed by Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) journalist Hamish McDonald, through Amazon, reports uBookish. SMH tablet editor Stephen...

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30 January 2012

Text to launch $12.95 Australian classics listText Publishing will publish a list of low-price classics similar to Penguin's Popular Penguin series and Random House's $12.95 classics. The list will launch...

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17 October 2011

ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize winners announcedCarrie Tiffany and Gregory Day are the joint winners of the 2011 Australian Book Review (ABR) Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. Tiffany was...

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29 August 2011

2011 Get Reading! campaign launchedThis year's Get Reading! campaign, which will run until 30 September, was officially launched this week. A new website for the campaign has been launched and features an...

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27 June 2011

New name for ABR poetry prize The Australian Book Review (ABR) has announced its Poetry Prize has been renamed the Peter Porter Poetry Prize in memory of the late Australian...

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1 May 2011

2011 Calibre Prize winners announcedThe Australian Book Review (ABR) and the Copyright Agency Limited have announced that the 2011 Calibre Prize will be shared by essayists Dean Biron ('The Death...

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11 April 2011

New Collins store for SA Collins Booksellers has announced that a new Collins bookstore will open in the Adelaide suburb of Kilkenny this month. The store will be located in...

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24 March 2011

Non-SPUNC titles available through Readings ebookstore Murdoch Books and Port Campbell Press are among the first non-SPUNC (Small Press Underground Networking Community) publishers to make titles available through the Readings ebookstore. Port...

ABR to offer online editions 

22 March 2011

The Australian Book Review has announced that it will offer readers complete online editions of the magazine from early April. ABR deputy editor Mark Gomes told the Weekly Book Newsletter...

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24 January 2011

WAYRBA reading lists released  The reading lists for this year's West Australian Young Readers' Book Award (WAYRBA) have been released. The lists for the younger readers, older readers and picture...

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24 November 2010

Whitcoulls to sponsor new book awardWhitcoulls has announced that it will sponsor a new annual book award from next year. Entries are now open for the 2011 Whitcoulls Pictorial Travel...

‘ABR’ planning electronic version 

21 September 2010

The Australian Book Review (ABR) has announced it is developing a digital edition of the magazine to be released in 2011, in celebration of the magazine's 50th birthday. Deputy editor...

ABR announces $5000 fellowship program 

23 June 2010

The Australian Book Review (ABR) has announced the creation of a new ABR Patrons’ Fellowship program.The publication’s editor Peter Rose told the Weekly Book Newsletter that ABR hoped to offer...

Calibre Prize shortlist announced 

13 April 2010

The Australian Book Review has announced the shortlist for this year's ‘Calibre Prize for an Outstanding Essay'.The shortlisted works are: ‘The Shadow on the Steps' (Lindsay Barrett)‘Retreat to the Castle'...