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Jane Curry Publishing launches digital-first imprint 

6 May 2013

Independent publisher Jane Curry Publishing (JCP) has launched a new digital-first imprint called Storyworks.  The first title to be published under the Storyworks imprint is Partners, a debut novel by...

A simpler life: Inga Simpson on ‘Mr Wigg’ 

1 May 2013

Reviewer John Purcell credited Inga Simpson’s Mr Wigg (Hachette) with giving him ‘that warm feeling that comes from having read something that has strengthened or even reawakened a sense of what is...

Words as weapons: Max Barry on ‘Lexicon’ 

5 April 2013

In Max Barry’s action-packed Lexicon (Mulholland, July), only one man survives a deadly attack on Broken Hill. The author spoke to Angela Meyer. (Read the review of Lexicon here.) Lexicon’s strong central concept...

Interview with Catherine Deveny on ‘The Happiness Show’ 

20 August 2012

Catherine Deveny describes her first novel, about a 30-something married comedian who reconnects with her ex, as ‘totally utterly unapologetically autobiographical’. She spoke to Carody Culver. You’ve got seven nonfiction...