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Horin appointed Five Mile Press publishing director

6 April 2016

Hardie Grant Egmont publisher Niki Horin has joined Bonnier Publishing Australia as Five Mile Press publishing director. Horin began her publishing career at Five Mile Press 13 years ago as...

Meyer joins Five Mile Press

3 December 2014

Author, editor and Literary Minded blogger Angela Meyer has been appointed commissioning editor at the Five Mile Press.Meyer will be working on the publisher’s adult list, focussing on nonfiction and...

Staff changes at Five Mile Press 

22 October 2014

The Five Mile Press has announced a number of changes to its marketing and publicity team. Jennifer Kean has been promoted to national publicity manager, Susie Kennewell has been appointed...

Kean joins The Five Mile Press 

14 February 2014

Jennifer Kean has joined The Five Mile Press as publicist for the publisher’s young adult imprint, Hot Key Books. Kean, who was previously publicity manager at Hardie Grant Egmont, replaces Sandra Edmunds...

Licensed to thrill: Publishers’ licensed lists 

7 February 2014

With brand licensing proving to be a growing area in book publishing, Kate Blackwood asks three local publishers about their licensed lists. Hardie Grant EgmontThere are 12 brands on Hardie Grant...

Keen for 2014: A preview of forthcoming junior titles 

7 October 2013

Publishers tell Brad Jefferies about their favourite forthcoming children’s and YA books. Allen & Unwin  Redgum’s popular Vietnam War song I Was Only Nineteen (John Schumann, illus by Craig Smith)...

Read ahead: Preview of 2014 titles 

7 October 2013

Kate Blackwood rounds up publishers’ top picks for 2014. Fiction Maxine Beneba Clarke’s debut short-story collection is Hodder and Headline sales and marketing director Justin Ractliffe’s top pick for 2014....

Weldon Owen to close Australian Office 

10 January 2012

The head office of children's publisher Weldon Owen will be relocated from Australia to London over the next six months. Current Weldon Owen managing director Kay Scarlett told the Weekly...

Grijalbo, Matthews join Five Mile Press 

1 February 2011

The Five Mile Press has announced that Poppy Grijalbo and Nick Matthews have joined the company in the roles of publisher and finance and operations director, respectively. Managing director of...

Rowe to join Ice Water Press 

24 January 2011

Ice Water Press has announced that Janet Rowe will join the company in the role of publisher at the end of the month. Rowe, who is currently publisher at The...

Maramenides appointed Five Mile Press managing director 

12 January 2010

The Five Mile Press has announced the appointment of Alexandra Maramenides as managing director. Maramenides, formerly children's rights director at Simon & Schuster UK, joins the company this month. Richard...

Five Mile re-releases recalled true crime title 

30 September 2008

The Five Mile Press is re-releasing A Killer in the Family (Lindy Cameron and Fin J Ross), after legal considerations prompted the publisher to recall the title earlier this year....

In brief 

22 July 2008

Churchill fellowship to State Library of South Australia directorThe director of the State Library of South Australia Alan Smith has been awarded a Churchill Fellowship in the recent announcement from...

Beaumont appointed as CEO of Five Mile Press 

8 April 2008

The Five Mile Press has announced the appointment of Lesley Beaumont to the position of CEO. David Horgan, the previous CEO and founder of The Five Mile Press, will be staying...

Bonnier completes purchase of Five Mile Press 

1 April 2007

Further to the majority shareholding it took in April 2004 (see WBN 21 April 2004), Bonnier Publishing UK (previously known as Autumn Publishing) has completed its acquisition of Melbourne mass market publisher...